Waiter/Waitress – no experience necessary

Based at a Colten Care home in either Sherborne, Sturminster Newton, Dorchester or Blandford Forum

Flexible Bank contract (zero hours/casual cover contract) variety of shifts available, across 7 days per week

Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances

Up to £11.04 per hour inclusive of all enhancements

Be proud to care and make a difference

Now is the time to find a new, rewarding career, delivering care, compassion and commitment.

By joining us as a dedicated Waiter or Waitress you will be part of our amazing, multi-award-winning team providing the highest standards of care and comfort to our residents supporting their health and wellbeing – making a difference.

We are looking to recruit more key workers like you to join us.

As a Waiter or Waitress, you will make a positive difference every day, helping our residents continue to lead and enjoy dignified and fulfilling lives.

If you have been laid off or had your hours reduced, or perhaps you are looking for something similar or a complete career change because of the impact of coronavirus on your employer, why not come and talk to us?

Whatever your background and experience, we’ll support you in joining Colten Care. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site Carehome.co.uk (rating awarded March 2020).

We will provide training from day one and support you with ongoing career development. In the current crisis, you have the added reassurance of protected key worker rights for employees in the healthcare sector. This means you keep working while your child is at school and you have easier access to supermarkets during set hours.

So, what does the job involve?

As a part of the waiting team at Colten Care, you’ll contribute to the exceptional care we provide to our residents, keeping true to our values of being ‘friendly, kind, individual, reassuring and honest’. You will play a vital role in ensuring residents’ satisfaction, checking that they are enjoying their meals and taking action to correct any problems. We’ll expect you to deliver an excellent waiting service for food and beverages that delight our residents. We offer a variety of shifts throughout the day and evening covering waiting duties in the restaurant. Depending on your shift and residents’ needs, you may provide room service for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. At all times, we will require you to maintain general Health and Safety standards.

Why choose Colten Care?

We are independently recognised as the UK’s leading care home group for our size. The national public review site Carehome.co.uk scores us at a remarkable 9.9 out of ten, the highest of its Top 20 Large Care Home Groups (rating awarded March 2020).

We are a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. All are fantastic homely environments registered for nursing care, with four specifically dedicated to dementia care. Six of our homes are officially rated Outstanding by our sector regulator the Care Quality Commission, confirming their place in the elite of all homes nationally.

Working with us offers you a superb range of benefits including: *paid breaks *excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support *friendly team and great support network *real career progression opportunities *reward for you if you recommend others to work for us *annual pay review *additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances *choice of hot or cold meals on duty *free uniforms *contributory pension scheme *background checks at no cost to you

If you would like to join our exceptional catering team as a Waiter or Waitress, please call us today, we’d be delighted to talk to you; call 01425 482477.