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Kitchen Assistant

Reference

PRI57091

Location

Eastwood Grange School, Milken Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0BA

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£9.50 per hour (£8,491.86 per annum)

Hours

20 hours per week - 39 weeks per year

Job Advert Role Description

Aspris Children’s Services (an independent company which was formally Priory Education and Children’s Services) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist care and education for a reason. We recruit some of the most committed staff in the sector.

We require a Catering Assistant to support the provision of the catering operation assisting with basic food preparation and hygiene at our fantastic Eastwood Grange School.

The role will include:

  • Assisting the Chef with both the preparation and cooking of meals in accordance with the Company's Assured Safe Catering Policies and Procedures.
  • Under direction, takes responsibility for parts of the Catering Operation.
  • As part of the catering team, the role holder wil be required to ensure the kitchen and associated areas meet operational hygiene standards and comply with the Company's Assured Safe Catering Policies and Procedures.
  • Be flexible to suit the needs of the site and our service users.
  • Assist the Chef in reducing the amount of waste to gain a greater value for money.

You will be required to work 20 hours per week over 39 weeks - which will be between Monday and Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm. However, this will be negotiable at interview stage.

Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

What do you get in return?

  • A generous salary
  • Being part of a company that invests in you and your team for personal and professional development
  • Reward and discount schemes
  • Pension
  • Enhanced DBS fee paid
  • Access to a holiday package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Eastwood Grange School is a specialist day school located in the village of Ashover, near Chesterfield, for boys and girls aged 5-18 years.  The pupils exhibit a variety of severe and complex educational, social, emotional and mental health difficulties, which have impeded personal developmental and educational success.  Many of the pupils have a number of diagnoses.  Our pupils have failed in, or have been failed by, a variety of settings before coming to Eastwood Grange School. They arrive at Eastwood Grange very disengaged with education and life after having experienced many breakdowns and trauma. 

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

About us

Our UK specialist schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency provide the highest standards of support to children with a range of needs. This includes autism, learning difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) difficulties and supporting some of society’s most vulnerable children. With a large national footprint, as well as education services in the Middle East, this also offers significant and exciting development and progression opportunities for our staff.

Disclosure

Aspris Education & Children's Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Aspris Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

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Closing Date

31/01/2022