Depaul: Relief Kitchen Assistant / Relief Cleaner

Depaul

Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We strive to empower our service users to make choices and decisions about the way they live their lives. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations.

Depaul is an equal opportunities employer, we offer a standard 35 hour working week, generous leave entitlements and a pension scheme. We support all staff with regular supervision and core training.

Depaul wishes to recruit to the following role:

Relief Kitchen Assistant / Relief Cleaner

Across Dublin services
“As and When Required” basis
Kitchen Assistant €13.68 per hour / Cleaner €12.78 per hour

1. Roles

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to provide support to our organisation’s services in Dublin. Depaul is a values-led organisation working with a number of services throughout Dublin and Belfast. This role will report directly to the Local Management Team and will work as part of a team to ensure an excellent standard of cleanliness and hygiene in our services and the same is maintained in the kitchen area and to undertake a variety of kitchen duties. This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse team of talented individuals.

Cleaner

2. Key Areas of Responsibility

  • In conjunction with residents and staff team, to ensure that the house and its’ external environments are kept to a good standard of tidiness and cleanliness including communal areas, offices, bathrooms and bedrooms.
  • Undertake household cleaning duties and laundry tasks.
  • Maintain general Health and safety and hygiene standards
  • Carry out administrative duties commensurate with the role.
  • Participate in communication structures with staff team and ensuring relevant information is added to appropriate records/daily logs.
  • Take an active role in promoting best practice in cleanliness and hygiene with the staff team
  • At all times undertake your role in a professional manner maintaining a high quality standard of work, and to always work in accordance with the aims, values and ethos of Depaul

The above list is not exhaustive; additional areas of responsibility may be added over time and flexibility to cover for other staff roles is required from time to time.

3. Person Requirements

  • Minimum of one years’ experience, cleaning offices/ public residential settings.
  • Knowledge of cleaning materials and their correct usage as per Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • An understanding of why people become homeless and the needs they have.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety in the work place.
  • Ability to managed own work load and to operate as part of a team taking direction where required and following procedures

Kitchen Assistant

2. Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Work as part of a team to ensure an excellent standard of cleanliness and hygiene is maintained in the kitchen area.
  • Assist and maintain good order and organisation in all aspects of the catering on site.
  • Undertake a range of kitchen duties to include but not exclusively:
    • The general cleaning of the kitchen involving the regular cleaning and washing of surfaces, equipment, utensils, crockery and cutlery, and specifically after meals
    • The regular cleaning of the communal dining areas including tables and floors after meals and at other specified times;
    • Deep clean of kitchen and dining area environment as necessary
    • Taking delivery and storage of food orders.
  • Working with catering team to ensure total compliance with standards, including health and safety. Ensuring all quality assurance policies and procedures are adhered to with particular attention to HACCP standards.

The above list is not exhaustive; additional areas of responsibility may be added over time and flexibility to cover for other staff roles is required from time to time.

3. Person Requirements

  • One Years previous catering experience required. (Essential Criteria)
  • One year’s paid or voluntary experience working in the homelessness field or other similar social care setting (Desirable criteria)
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Essential criteria)
  • Working knowledge of HACCP (Desirable criteria)
  • Have an understanding of Health and safety requirements in a kitchen within a residential setting
  • Have an understanding of basic kitchen hygiene
  • Work as part of a team
  • Treat Service users with respect in line with Depaul Values

Online Application Procedure:

Please apply though our online application process on the vacancies page of our website
https://depaulcharity.getgotjobs.co.uk/home

For more information, please contact Human Resources:
Tel: 00 353 1 453 7111 or e-mail recruitmentroi@depaulcharity.net

Closing date for all applications: 22nd January 2021 at 9:00am

Panels will be formed from which future vacancies may be filled

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
8th Jan, 2021
Region
Dublin
Expiry Date
22nd Jan, 2021