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Ivy Grove

Head Chef

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Job reference

SYS-13354

Location

71 Hatch Lane, London E4 6LP

Min pay rate

£15.86

Max pay rate

£15.86

Role highlights

Head Chefs at Care UK are well organised, highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic. They have what it takes to build trust, maintain team discipline and boost morale. They enjoy collaborating with others and sharing ideas and information. They're great at delegating and stretching people’s responsibilities in order to develop them. And, they have full access to  a large supply chain for all catering requirements and the autonomy to create nutritious well balanced menus for everyone. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing
Being a Head Chef isn’t just about maintaining high standards in all areas of the kitchen. It's about using modern kitchen equipment and fresh local produce to develop full diet sensitive meals for residents so they can enjoy the same flavour and nutrition. It’s about recruiting, training, supervising and developing a team to help them make the most of their potential. And, it’s about ordering supplies, maintaining agreed stock levels, working to a budget and completing monthly audits. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need
A Catering Diploma (City & Guilds/BTEC), NVQ 2/3 in practical cookery and Health and Safety and Food Hygiene Certificates (minimum level 2) are essential. You’ll also need to have relevant high cover kitchen experience and a good understanding of HACCP. Great at planning nutritionally balanced menus and catering for specific dietary needs, you're efficient at ordering, stock control and working within a budget and comfortable carrying out staff meetings and training. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

  • Alternate weekend working and sociable working hours
  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into regional support roles
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free DBS
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Where you'll work

Ivy Grove (part of the Care UK family) sits in the East London borough of Waltham Forest. We offer the highest standard of care in our luxurious home. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Ivy Grove would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Ivy Grove

Domestic Bank

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Job reference

SYS-13058

Location

71 Hatch Lane, London E4 6LP

Role highlights

As a Domestic, you will be expected to promote and maintain a consistently high standard of laundry services to all residents and throughout the home. In particular, you will ensure a personalised approach to resident care, in accordance with the unique needs of each individual.

About you

  • Ability to build positive relationships with our residents and their families
  • A caring and compassionate attitude, demonstrating true concern for people
  • Able to make responsible choices and decisions, and act in the residents’ best interest
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as in a team
  • Effective time keeping and time management
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills

What we will give you

As a Domestic at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career pathways
  • Long Service awards
  • Cycle to work
  • Free eye tests
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual holiday purchase scheme
  • Health Cash plans
  • GEM awards
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

Where you'll work

Ivy Grove (part of the Care UK family) sits in the East London borough of Waltham Forest. We offer the highest standard of care in our luxurious home. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Ivy Grove would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Ivy Grove

Care Assistant Bank

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Job reference

SYS-12823

Location

71 Hatch Lane, London E4 6LP

Min pay rate

£9.60

Max pay rate

£9.60

Role highlights

As a Care Assistant at our home, you’ll look after our residents’ health, wellbeing and happiness. Your day-to-day tasks may include helping with residents’ social activities, serving in the dining room, tidying residents’ rooms, answering help bells and assisting with their dressing and personal care. Above all, you’ll be helping our residents feel comfortable and safe while they enjoy an exceptional quality of life in an atmosphere of respect, trust and joy.
About you

  • Dedicated with a passion for helping others.
  • A warm, friendly and compassionate person who’s as committed as we are 
  • Excellent communication skills and a great team player
  • The ability to make responsible decisions that are always in the resident’s interest

What we will give you

As a Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career pathways
  • Long Service awards
  • Cycle to work
  • Free eye tests
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual holiday purchase scheme
  • Health Cash plans
  • GEM awards
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

Where you'll work

Ivy Grove (part of the Care UK family) sits in the East London borough of Waltham Forest. We offer the highest standard of care in our luxurious home. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Ivy Grove would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!

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Ivy Grove

Senior Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-12567

Location

71 Hatch Lane, London E4 6LP

Min pay rate

£10.60

Max pay rate

£11.30

Role highlights

As a Senior Care Assistant, you will assist with daily activities, providing residents with both physical and emotional support and personal care as needed. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the shift, assigning specific tasks to the Care Assistants and monitoring their completion. Other responsibilities include developing, reviewing and updating residents’ personal care plans to meet their changing physical, social and psychological needs.

About you

  • NVQ 2/3 in Health and Social Care desirable or a willingness to undertake the qualification
  • At least one year’s experience in long term care, assisted living or healthcare
  • Ability to manage a team and handle multiple priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good judgement, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Medication administration training or/and a willingness to undertake training if required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel)

What we will give you
As a Senior Care Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career pathways
  • Long Service awards
  • Cycle to work
  • Free eye tests
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual holiday purchase scheme
  • Health Cash plans
  • GEM awards
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

Where you'll work

Ivy Grove (part of the Care UK family) sits in the East London borough of Waltham Forest. We offer the highest standard of care in our luxurious home. We provide nursing, dementia and residential care. Ivy Grove would love to welcome you to the team to show you what a career at Care UK has to offer!