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Dining Room Assistant (Part-Time Weekends)

Vi & John Rubens House, Redbridge, Ilford, Greater London, IG2 6JH

Employment Type
Part Time

£10.85 + Benefits

Contract Type

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Do you wish you worked for a company that really cares about its employees? Our multi-award winning organisation is looking for a Part-time Dining Room Assistant to join our Catering and Hospitality team in the Ilford area. This role part-time (16 hours) working weekends

What you’ll be doing

The role of Dining Room Assistant will involve the delivery of Hotel Services within Jewish Care Homes. 

This position will be responsible for the effective delivery of dining room services to an excellent standard to meet Health & Safety Regulations.  Effective communication, ability to work well within a team and be flexible in their approach.

You’ll have a key role ensuring we deliver an excellent standard of food and service for our customers, creating an inviting and pleasant environment. Your core duties will involve:

  • Serving residents in the dining rooms breakfast and lunch, clearing, tables and keeping dining rooms clean and tidy. 
  • Replenishing breakfast stock ready for the next day.
  • Completing cleaning schedules in line with food & hygiene guidelines.  
  • Ensuring on all occasions safe and hygienic working practices are delivered in order to satisfy Health and Safety at Work and other statutory legislation.
  • Consistently delivering excellent customer service and building  positive working relationships with colleagues and services, always responding to feedback to improve the service.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll ideally have previous experience in a smiliar role, with the ability to work under pressure within a team and independently. You’ll also have the following:

  • An understanding of COSHH and Health & Safety in the workplace, or willing to be trained
  • Great communication skills and confident in speaking to a range of people, can provide an excellent customer service
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently without direct supervision
  • A positive and flexible attitude
  • Willingness to undertake appropriate training (e.g. Supervision, NVQ Training)


In line with government guidance, we will be asking all candidates to confirm if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths.

Why you'll love working with us

No matter how young or old you are, if you want to make a real difference in people's lives, we'll reward you for your hard work and dedication. On top of providing some of the most competitive pay rates in the care industry, we offer excellent benefits, including:

  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free meals
  • Wellbeing & staff recognition initiatives
About us

Jewish Care is a communal organisation touching the lives of over 10,000 people every week. We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by enhancing wellbeing and inspiring them to stay connected to their community. We provide a variety of health and social care services to meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, including older people, those with mental health needs, Holocaust survivors, people living with dementia and people with disabilities.

We employee 1,100 staff and 3,000 volunteers from multicultural backgrounds who work together to enrich vulnerable people's lives in a positive and caring way. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we are proud of how our staff have responded and the agility they have shown to ensure we continue to meet changing requirements.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close once a sufficient number of candidates have been identified.

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