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General Assistant

Location
Lady Sarah Cohen House, Barnet, Friern Barnet, Greater London, N11 3

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£8.22 + Benefits
Hourly

Contact Type
Permanent

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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 General Assistant to join our Catering and Hospitality team in the Friern Barnet area. This role is full-time (35 to 40 hours per week) on a rota basis, which includes evening and weekend work. On top of earning competitive rates of pay (£8.22 per hour) you’ll receive some excellent benefits including an enhanced pension scheme and free life assurance.

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, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.

What you’ll be doing

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:

  • Basic food preparation including vegetables, salads and sandwiches
  • Maintaining a clean, hygienic and presentable catering environment
  • Getting food counter and dining areas ready for service
  • Serving hot & cold food and beverages
  • Operating till and cashing up when required

Who we’re looking for

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

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (or willingness to undertake this qualification)
  • Great communication skills, confident speaking to a range of people
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Willing to undertake appropriate training (e.g. Supervision, NVQ Training)

Why you’ll love working with us

No matter how old or young you are, if you want to make a difference where it’s needed most, see what we have to offer. On top of providing competitive rates of pay, we give some excellent benefits including: 4% employer contribution pension, training and progression opportunities, free meals, childcare vouchers, eye tests, employee referral bonus, a generous mileage allowance for work – the list goes on!

If you want to work for a great company within a friendly team then apply today!

Benefits
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

About
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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