Website Nellsar

Job Vacancy: Dining Assistant
Location: Lukestone Care Centre, 7 St Michaels Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8BS
Contracted hours: 24 Hours per week
Hourly rate of pay: £10.00

A new job opening for a Dining Assistant has recently become available at one of our family-run Homes. At Nellsar, dining is a very important part of our offering and our Dining Assistants play a crucial part in helping us to deliver a high-standard of service for those in our care. This important and hands-on role requires an enthusiastic and motivated individual to assist our residents at mealtimes and ensure they enjoy a high-quality, comfortable dining experience. If this sounds like you, then please read on…

What does the role involve?
Under the direction of our Catering Team and Home Management, you will be involved in:

· Assisting our residents with their food and drinks at mealtimes.
· Interacting with our residents to help create a pleasant and dignified dining experience.
· Helping to ensure dining areas are properly prepared and well-maintained during mealtimes.
· Helping to maintain a high standard of service and hygiene.

What skills do I need?

· A caring, warm-hearted and compassionate nature
· The ability to build positive relationships with the people we cater and care for
· Pride in presentation and delivery of food and drink
· Good communication and interpersonal skills
· Attention to detail
· A neat and professional appearance

What benefits are included?

· Competitive pay and comprehensive induction programme
· Paid training hours, ongoing development and opportunities for career progression
· 5.6 weeks annual leave
· Nellsar work uniform
· Staff transport/free on-site parking available
· Workplace pension
· ‘Refer a Friend’ payments of up to £1000
· Recognition schemes, including ‘Employee of the Month’
· Enhanced DBS check which is required for this role

Apply now!
If you meet the requirements above, we’d love to hear from you! At Nellsar, we are looking for highly engaging, social individuals to dive right in with the dedicated teams at our Homes. Tell us about yourself and why you would make the perfect candidate for this rewarding role, working with the elderly on a daily basis. In addition to applying for the job, why not drop us a line and get to know more about us – you could be just a phone call away from an exciting new career!

About Nellsar (
Nellsar is a leading provider of Nursing and Residential Care Homes in South-East England. A family-run business, we have been offering quality care services since 1988. Comprising 13 Care Homes with accommodation for over 600 residents, our quality facilities cater for the full spectrum of elderly care requirements. We pride ourselves in the quality of our staff and are committed to providing a stimulating and fulfilling place to work. Nellsar Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The physical health and mental wellbeing of all Nellsar’ s residents and staff is paramount. Vaccination against Covid-19 offers everyone the best protection against the virus. Nellsar recognises the continuing risk of Covid-19 and has processes to manage and mitigate the risk to residents and staff. From the 15th March 2022, staff members will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination status or proof of valid exemption, however, all staff on commencement of employment and ongoing will be advised of all available immunisations and recommended to ask their GP to immunise them if the risk assessment indicates they would benefit.


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