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Domestic Kitchen Assistant Plas Hafan
£11,049 a year | Permanent
- Job title:
- Domestic Kitchen Assistant Plas Hafan
- Adults, Health and Well-being
- Provider Services
- Closing date:
- 29/10/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Permanent | 20 Hour
- £11,049 a year
- Pay Scale:
- Cartref Plas Hafan, Nefyn
Hours:- 20 hours per week with the possibility of more hours
Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this Information Pack
Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.
We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually.
(Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)
For further information about this post please contact Wendy Owen on 01758 72067
Application forms and further details available from Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH Tel: 01286 679076 E-Mail: Swyddi@gwynedd.llyw.cymru
CLOSING DATE: 29/10/2023
The Council will request a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service for the successful candidate.
If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.
Hard–working and organised
To be committed and sensitive with the ability to work in a manner that respects the individual’s rights at all times.
To be able to work as part of a team and follow instructions
Qualifications and relevant training
Basic Food Hygiene
Training in Health and Safety e.g. moving and handling or first aid
Experience in preparing simple and tasteful food.
Experience of domestic work
Skills and specialist knowledge
Good cleaning skills
Good basic cooking skills
Good interpersonal skills
Good communications skills
Understanding the needs of an elderly person
Listening and Speaking - Intermediate Level
Able to maintain a fluent conversation on a number of various everyday subjects, and discuss cases involving the field of work.Able to follow a discussion in Welsh, in Clear Welsh, on familiar matters relating to the post. Able to contribute to the conversation and answer questions.
Reading and Understanding - Intermediate Level
Understand everyday correspondence on familiar issues at work.Understand longer reports in Clear Welsh and be able to pick up the main points. (help may be required with the vocabulary).
Writing - Intermediate Level
Able to write letters for a specific purpose, e-mails and short reports in Welsh and English, using vocabulary and simple phrases that are familiar to the field of work. (They will need to be checked before being sent out).
Purpose of the post
• Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the heart of everything we do.
•To assist with the arrangements and activities of the kitchen and in the absence of the Cook and Assistant Cook, to prepare, cook and present the meals in accordance with the menus. To undertake general domestic and cleaning duties and using all cleaning equipment available.
•To undertake general duties in the dining room or in the kitchen i.e. set/clear tables, carry meals to the dining room, wash dishes, serve meals and make tea from time to time.
Responsibility for functions
•Responsibility to use all equipment linked with the kitchen carefully and safely and notifying the Cook and/or Registered Manager regarding any weakness with the equipment or kitchen building.
•To ensure that service users keep their dignity, independence and rights at all times. An integral part of this is to ensure that users have the opportunity to choose their food every day and have an input into the type of food provided.
•To ensure that the arrangements and administration of the kitchen is effective and efficient and conforms to relevant Health and Safety legislation and the Council’s policies and guidelines.
•In the absence of the Cook and Assistant Cook, to order, prepare, cook and present nutritious and tasty food for the service users in a clean environment and by conforming to relevant legislation and guidelines.
•In the absence of the Cook and Assistant Cook, to plan and follow a menu including controlling the size of the meals in accordance with the relevant guidelines and the wishes of the service users.
•To attend training relevant to the post.
•To attend staff meetings.
•To register with the Care Council in accordance with national guidelines.
•To conform to the relevant requirements of the Care Standards Act 2000.
•To agree to any medical examination that is deemed to be in the interests of the employee and/or service.
•Responsibility for self-development.
•Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
•Operate within the Council’s policies in relation to equal opportunities and equality.
•Responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council’s information management guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
•Commitment to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council’s Carbon Footprint.
•Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.
•Responsibility to report any worry or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused