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Bank Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

Address: Byron House Care Home, 141 – 143 Wendover Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9LP.

Job Type: BANK

Hourly Rate: £9.80 per hour

Shift pattern example: 10:30 am – 7 pm, Monday – Sunday as needed.

Be part of our family!

Byron House Care Home is a little gem of a care home.

We are currently looking for a Bank Kitchen Assistant to join our friendly team! With 28 beds, luxurious furnishings and a close-knit team, you will really get to know each and every resident and feel as though you are working in a family environment.

We support elderly residents with a variety of care and nursing needs and the home is conveniently located within a mile of Aylesbury town centre in Buckinghamshire.

Westgate Healthcare is a family-run, award winning care home group with eight care homes located across Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and London.

We are incredibly proud that all of our inspected care homes are rated either ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by the independent care regulator, the Care Quality Commission.

What are the responsibilities of a Kitchen Assistant?

As a kitchen assistant you will ensure the kitchen, serveries and equipment is kept clean and to maintain a hygienic, safe and pleasant environment for residents and staff.

You may also be required to assist Chef with the preparation of food.

What our staff say…

“There is a culture of enthusiasm which is why I’m still here and haven’t considered going anywhere else! Senior management keeps a constant eye on employee satisfaction – they invest in the future and nurture personal and professional growth.”

Benefits of working at Westgate Healthcare

We’re only as good as our people.

So, we help our people to be the best they can be and we make sure they are well rewarded.

The exact package depends on your role, but below you’ll see the sort of benefits we offer:

  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with instant cash rewards
  • Great induction, care certificate qualification awarded and on-going training
  • Career progression and support to achieve nationally recognised qualifications
  • Immediate start available (subject to DBS and references)
  • 28 days holiday entitlement
  • Bank holiday pay enhancements
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free DBS check & uniform
  • Long Services Awards
  • Access to discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores through the Blue Light Card

Your day-to-day duties will include:

  • Prepare meals
  • Load and unload dishwasher and wash up equipment unsuitable for dishwasher
  • Regularly clean all cupboards, shelves, fridges and work surfaces.
  • Assist with the cleaning of serveries and independent kitchens on a daily basis.
  • Collect and distribute crockery from the Service User areas.
  • Empty kitchen rubbish and keep bin clean.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic environment.
  • Carry out any reasonable request or instruction from the Home Manager or Head Cook.

About you:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a team, a caring nature and a positive attitude 
  • An understanding of Health and Safety, Infection Control and COSHH
  • Previous experience of working in a similar position is desirable but not essential

If you are compassionate, caring and enjoy making a difference to people’s quality of life, we want to hear from you.

If you have any questions about the role, feel free to call Byron House on 01296 737 530, or email

Please note:  We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we receive suitable applications, therefore, an early submission of application is encouraged.

Applications are reviewed on a weekly basis; interviews are arranged to suit on an ‘as and when required’ basis.

If you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.


Westgate Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.




  • Rate: £9.80 - 9.80 per hour
  • Location: 141-143 Wendover Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 9LP, Buckinghamshire, En
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: The Talent Hub
  • Tel: 02089537600
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: BY-KA-09-06-2022
  • Posted: 2022-06-09 16:46:09 -

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