Kitchen Assistant

Schoen Clinic Newbridge have a fantastic opportunity for a Kitchen Assistant to join the team on a Bank basis.

To provide kitchen support through completion of cleaning tasks as well as organising stock and general maintenance of kitchen hygiene.

Principle Duties


  • Keep all cutlery, crockery and kitchen utensils washed and clean.
  • Assist the Chef in making sure the kitchen is clean and always sanitised.
  • Keep all cutlery, crockery and kitchen utensils washed and clean.
  • Sweep and mop the floors.
  • Assist the team in putting receiving goods away, rotating stock, disposing of out-of-date items, documenting product temperatures where appropriate e.g., on delivery of chilled or frozen items.
  • Make sure cleaning schedules, procedures and forms are filled out.
  • Make sure the pot wash is cleaned regularly.
  • Make sure dirty aprons, towels etc. are taken to the laundry room to be washed daily.
  • Take out the garbage/recycling from the kitchen.
  • Make sure all sinks and blue roll dispensers are fully stocked.
  • Follow cleaning rota and ensure all tasks are completed.


  • Appropriate personal protective equipment to be worn at all times within the kitchen.
  • Uniforms, shoes and hats to be provided by Schoen Clinic Newbridge.
  • Uniforms, aprons, and garments should be clean at the beginning of each shift and changed regularly when necessary.
  • Uniforms or aprons should not be worn outside Schoen Clinic Newbridge.


  • Be responsible for ensuring that confidentiality is always maintained in accordance with the Data Protection Act, The Children Act, Child Protection Legislation and Schoen Clinic Newbridge Policy.
  • Operate within own level of professional competency.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with colleagues and patients at all times.
  • Ensure appropriate systems of communication.


  • Participate in Schoen Clinic Newbridge appraisal process, identifying with the appraiser mandatory and professional training needs.
  • Attend all mandatory and associated professional training.
  • Be responsible for own professional development and ensure Continued Personal Development log is maintained.
  • Training can be provided on request in relation to the use of IT equipment/programmes.


  • Be familiar with, and follow Health and Safety policy and procedures and be aware of individual responsibilities under legislation, bringing potential risk to the attention of Line manager
  • Be responsible for reading, understanding, and complying with all relevant Schoen Clinic Newbridge and statutory policies and procedures.
  • Manage workload and time effectively using the procedures provided.


  • Communicate with patients in line with Schoen Clinic Newbridge guidelines on confidentiality.
  • Information provided to the patients in relation to the meal plan to be limited. Ingredients, portion size, dietary dislikes, diet changes or cooking methods should not be discussed with the young people.




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Our culture of world-class medical excellence is based around our five key values:

Accountable: Taking ownership of the things I say and do

Caring: Treating others as I would like to be treated

Collaborative: Working together to make a winning team

Courageous: Being proud to be different and challenge the norm

Determined: Seeing things through to meet and exceed expectations




Schoen Clinic Newbridge Birmingham

Job Type



Procurement & Stores


£10.42 - £10.50 per hour

Closing Date

21 December 2023


Salary up to £10.50 PH with an annual salary review 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Professional development opportunities Contributory pension scheme Enhanced Private Medical Insurance with BUPA including access to a private GP service, free screening & the inclusion of pre-existing conditions. Eye care scheme with Specsavers Online benefits portal with high street and online shopping discounts Cycle to work scheme Group Life Assurance Enhanced maternity & paternity pay Paid emergency leave Occupational Sick Pay above SSP Interest free season ticket loans Employee Assistance Programme with wellbeing support


Entry Level Position

Regular updates of statutory and mandatory training relevant to post

Ability to communicate effectively with members of the catering team.

Experience of working to deadlines.

Ability to organise own time and ensure tasks are completed within the limits set.

Knowledge of COSHH

Knowledge of HACCP

Previous experience of working with people with mental health issues