Kitchen Assistant/Porter, Carechoice, Leamlara, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 1 month ago

Carechoice, Leamlara, Cork

Kitchen Assistant/Porter, Carechoice, Leamlara, Cork
CareChoice is one of Ireland’s leading residential homes for the older person. We provide dedicated care and a safe and welcoming home for all our residents. Our ethos is to create a home from home for our clients, where they can live life to the full with support and respect, whilst enjoying building relationships with all our staff. With over 20 years of experience in the Nursing Homes Sector, the CareChoice Team is focused on transitioning CareChoice to become the most trusted and respected Nursing Home brand in Ireland.
We are currently recruiting for a full time Kitchen Porter/Catering Assistant in ourBrookfield Care Centre.As part of the Catering Team you will be trained to carry out duties in our Hosting & Kitchen Department.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the dining rooms for all meals to the high company standards.
  • Prepare beverage trolleys and trays, make and serve beverages to residents and visitors.
  • Prepare trays for meals to be served to the residents’ rooms.
  • Collect, wash and replenish water jugs and deliver to residents’ rooms.
  • At the end of each meal in the dining rooms clear and re-set tables promptly for the next meal and ensure that the dining room is left clean, tidy and attractively presented
  • At the end of the shift, put away all supplies and ensure that stock and materials are secure at all times.
  • Obtain menus from chef and assist the residents in making their choice for meals.
  • Ensure that statutory and company requirements in terms of Food Safety, Health & Safety and HACCP are upheld at all times.
  • Clean up Ground Floor and main Kitchen
  • Dish and pot washing in the main kitchen
  • Serving any events/meetings as required
  • Upkeep of staff canteens
  • Assisting on all floors with lunch & tea
  • Ground floor pantries assistance as needed
  • Ensuring the dishwasher and surrounding area is clean and used efficiency
  • Adherence to the safe storage and use of all food and cleaning products
  • Compliance with Haccp guidelines as directed by the Head Chef ensuring all work practices are in line with regulations
  • Meeting agreed time lines in ensuring all crockery is washed and available on time for meal times.
  • Ensure all the equipment is cleaned to a high standard as directed
  • Ensuring waste is to a minimum
  • Rotate where necessary to meet the catering demands of the role as directed
  • Assisting chefs with any additional tasks

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