Location: Covent House

Job Description

Prestwick Care, a top care home provider based in the North East of England are currently recruiting for a Part time Kitchen Assistant at Covent House. The successful candidate will help the catering team to provide a high standard of food service whilst maintaining excellence in cleanliness.

Covent House in located in Birtley. It is a purpose-built care home which provides Dementia Nursing Care, Dementia Residential and General Nursing Care.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Working with the chefs, carrying out delegated duties which will include food & vegetable preparation.
  • Ensure all serveries are stocked with appropriate supplies and kept clean
  • Collect dirty crockery and utensils from floors and ensure dishes are washed.
  • Clean all equipment used by cook including food trolleys.
  • Responsible for cleanliness in the kitchen as it is a high priority, with spillage’s being cleaned up immediately.
  • Keeping all work surfaces clean
  • Carry out cleaning rotas as required, including fridges, freezers and cookers. (NB also the serving areas).
  • Undertake Basic Food Hygiene Course.
  • Complies with requirements of the Health & Safety Act and COSHH regulations.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times. Information gained about individual residents must not be mentioned outside the home.
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Wear appropriate clothing as stated in the company handbook.


  • Good, friendly communication skills.
  • Able to work within a close team.
  • Satisfactory DBS check and check against the ISA List (where applicable).
  • Knowledge / experience of health and safety legislation.
  • Flexible in approach to working rota.
  • Must have impeccable standards of personal hygiene and cleanliness.


  • Food hygiene certificate.
  • Experience in working in a catering kitchen.

Should you be interested in this role, please apply with your CV.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 17 per week


  • Day shift
  • Weekends only

Work Location: In person

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