What's involved

About the Role

This role is part time for 20 hours per week.

At our St John Care Home, Whitstable we pride ourselves on providing professional quality care and support to our 18 residents.  

As a Kitchen Assistant, you will work closely with our experienced cook to prepare breakfast and lunch for our residents.  

You will be responsible for assisting with the preparation and distribution of freshly cooked meals, keeping a well-stocked kitchen and ensuring the food preparation environment and equipment are clean and maintained to a high standard.

About you

Ideally, you will have experience in a similar role, however, you will be passionate about providing high quality meals to our residents.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.

We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning.

Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.

You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.


Interview Date:  28/05/2019

Application Review Date: 09/05/2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please click here


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