Would you like to be part of a vital team ensuring high standards of catering are achieved for our patients, visitors, and staff? Do you want to go home at the end of your shift knowing you helped make your local hospital a great place to be cared for?
Our Catering Team play an essential role within the trust, responsible for catering at ward level and commercial outlets across both our hospital sites.
We are recruiting Senior Catering Assistants at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and are looking for individuals who share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive a quality meals service.
We have flexible hours vacancy opportunities and would be happy to discuss hours and shift patterns with successful candidates.
Example for a 20-hour post below-
20 hours per week with alternate weekend working different shift patterns over two week set rota e.g., 7.15 am – 11.15am or 11.30 am 15.30pm or 16.00pm -20.00pm
Actual Salary Range for 20 hours - £10,743 - £11,299. On top of this we pay enhanced rates for Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays, and evenings.
Hourly rate on entry £10.37 for Monday to Friday 7.15 am – 8.00 pm, £14.62 all day Saturday and £18.98 all day Sunday and Bank Holidays.
Main duties of the job
The key purpose of the role is to provide a high-quality comprehensive Catering service, basing our principles of a HACCP food safety system, completing relevant forms, ensuring excellent catering standards within Wards, Commercial Outlets & Departments within our Hospital setting. We have a regen food service which encompasses specialist catering diets.
Main duties will include serving meals at ward level from a regen trolley working in partnership with ward staff, working in the pick pack area in the main kitchen, washing up at ward level or in the main wash up area within the catering department, topping up stock levels at ward level using first in first out method, cleaning the main catering areas and if needed working within our commercial outlets.
Working for your organisation
Senior Catering Assistants are valued members of the Trust, and we will –
- Provide full training
- Provide full uniform
- Excellent staff benefits including staff health and Wellbeing initiatives, fast track physio, shop discounts, reduced Gym membership and more
- Support development opportunities
- Give on-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
We look forward to welcoming new members to the Catering Team at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
If you would like to discuss a vacancy or to visit us before applying, experience difficulties applying online and would like a paper application form please contact for –
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury - Ian Stuart on 01743 261000 extension 1469 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org