Employment Type
Job Location
Summergil House, LD8 2PT, Presteigne
Working Hours
Full time
Date posted
January 30, 2019
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Position: Catering Assistant - Summergil House

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Catering Assistant - Summergil House

Orbis Education and Care is an exciting and rapidly growing Welsh business which exists to work with children and young people who have needs associated with autistic spectrum conditions.

We are constantly looking for enthusiastic people to bring their personality, skills and experience to work and help our children and young people develop, grow and have fulfilling childhoods.

One of our newest facilities is Summergil House, a specialist children’s home and school set in 18 acres of idyllic scenery in Presteigne, Powys, close to the border with Herefordshire.

We make it an absolute priority that each and every child and young person who walks through our doors feels welcome, cared for, safe and happy; something we could never do without the people who work for us. Ensuring they eat good nutritious food is part of our responsibility too.


Under the guidance of the Head Chef

  • Store, prepare and serve food and beverage items in accordance with all Food Handling and Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • Daily cleaning of all areas of the kitchen in accordance with the home and school’s schedules and specifications, using appropriate equipment, chemicals and work methods.
  • Ensure documentation duties and procedures are maintained for efficiency and accuracy i.e. temperature of food and equipment.
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained and cleaned in the appropriate manner.
  • Report any maintenance problems to the Head Chef/ Home Manager as soon as any problems occur, keeping an accurate record.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.
Job Benefits
  • Comprehensive two-week induction programme
  • Paid-for and industry-leading training and support.
  • Excellent overtime opportunities with enhanced rates and a range of other benefits.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Paid sick leave
  • Death in service/life cover
  • Perk Box- over 200 savings updated monthly
  • 28 days annual leave which increases with long service
  • Real opportunities for progression with the majority of our senior roles filled internally
  • We will cover the cost of the DBS Check

More than any of that we provide you with an opportunity to feel a sense fulfilment everyday!