Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for an outstanding Kitchen Assistant who’s passionate about food and wants to make a difference.

You’ll be working 38.8 hours a week at Cygnet Taunton, creating an excellent experience for the people in our care.

Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.


Your day-to-day… 

  • Assist in the preparation of balanced, appetising meals
  • Perform cooking tasks & other kitchen duties
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen, service areas & dining room
  • Wash utensils, dishes & make sure they are stored appropriately
  • Rotate stock & put away all deliveries
  • Maintain personal hygiene to comply with Cygnet standards and food hygiene regulations
  • Handle, maintain & store kitchen equipment in accordance with Cygnet procedures
  • Use chemicals in line with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount savings

You are… 

  • Experienced in catering, preferably within a care setting
  • The holder of a food hygiene certificate, with good personal hygiene standards
  • Enthusiastic, keen to learn & an active team member
  • Polite & professional, with a positive attitude at all times
  • An excellent communicator able to liaise with people at all levels
  • Diligent & take pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness
  • Able to work on your own initiative, as part of a team & under supervision

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the button to apply.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £9.00 ph
  • Job Category
    Chef / Kitchen
Job Location