Vacancy Details

Kitchen Assistant
Job Reference: REF00344
Application deadline: 15/02/2022

Job Description

Careers at Housing Plus Group


Kitchen Assistant
Church Stretton
Permanent, 21 hours per week
£8.91 per hour


The Sandford is a 35 bed home for the elderly, caring for a range of residential and nursing clients. Rated ‘Good’ by CQC and highly respected in the local community

We are looking for someone who really cares about putting the PLUS into the lives of older people and who is determined to support our customers with compassion and empathy.

We offer rewarding roles that come with excellent training and opportunities for personal development and we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Kitchen Assistant to join the members of our Care Plus team.

Your role will involve assisting with preparation of meals and snacks for residents within guidelines laid down by the Home manager and cook. Ensure the service delivered promotes the independence, dignity, rights and choices of the people that we work with.

As part of our Care Plus team, we want you to have:

  • Food Safety level one or be willing to undertake

  • Experience of working with older people

  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise work schedule

  • To be fully COVID-19 Vaccinated or exempt


  • If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

    An Enhanced DBS check is required for this role


    As a leading local employer, we offer:

    • The option to join our contributory pension scheme

    • 5.6 weeks paid holiday in each holiday year calculated on a pro rata basis (this includes bank holidays)

    • Attractive career progression

    • Funded DBS

    • A comprehensive induction programme and excellent learning opportunities; with mandatory and specialist training available.



    We also offer a benefits package, that includes:


  • Access to a dedicated Employee Healthcare Portal, offering a range of mental health, physical care and financial wellbeing support services.

  • Eye care vouchers

  • A cycle to work scheme

  • Free annual flu vaccinations

  • Long service and retirement awards


  • If you require further information on the role responsibilities, you can contact Lisa or Jane on 01694 723290.

    Please note, we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications. Don’t delay – apply today to avoid disappointment.

    We are committed to growing our Care Plus service in Staffordshire and Shropshire, delivering care and support that will enable older people to continue living independently, in their own homes.

    We are always happy to talk about flexible working opportunities. Our CLARITY values are a fundamental part of our culture; underpinning everything that we do and all that we are. We’re looking for dedicated people to join our HPG family, who will take the values beyond words and live them every day to ensure our customers receive outstanding services and support.



    Making a positive difference


    Homes, lives and communities


    Housing Plus Group family

    Vacancy Documents

    Document Title File
    Kitchen Assistant JP 02.09.21.pdf Kitchen Assistant JP 02.09.21.pdf
    HPG Advice for virtual interviews.pdf HPG Advice for virtual interviews.pdf