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Weekend Kitchen Assistant (The Firs, Exmouth)

The Firs Residential Home in Budleigh Salterton, Devon (near Exmouth) is looking for a reliable and enthusiastic kitchen assistant to join the kitchen team. £8.22 per hour.


The role of the kitchen assistant is to be a part of the kitchen team under the instruction of the kitchen manager and the cook. You will work to create inspiring mealtimes for Residents at the home catering to all preferences and dietary requirements. You will need to enjoy interacting and communicating with the elderly. All regulations for food health and hygiene must be adhered to at all times.


  • Experience in hospitality/catering is beneficial
  • Willing to learn and be trained
  • Presentable appearance
  • Good level of English
  • A good team worker
  • Honest and kind person who can work under pressure


  • Day off on your birthday
  • Refund on your DBS check after probation is passed
  • Competitive rates of pay with the opportunity to increase this through training and development
  • Annual wage reviews
  • Carers will be trained to the nationally recognised Care Certificate level
  • Opportunity for overtime where possible
  • Homely care home
  • Free hot meals on a long shift
  • Free uniforms provided
  • Paid breaks
  • Special bank holiday pay rates on major bank holidays
  • Learning & Development – free training (you are paid to attend training) and personalised training plans
  • Recognition Rewards – e.g. employee of the month
  • Friend Referral Reward Scheme
  • Parties & Events