Non Clinical - Senior Catering Assistant

  • Department Catering Department
  • Salary £18,546.00 – £19,918 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/10/2021
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 2
  • Job ref 223-TCA-673-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time 20 hours or 16 hours per week

Job overview

The Catering Department at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford are pleased to offer 2 x part-time 20 hours per week posts and 1 x part-time 16 hours per week posts for a Senior Catering Assistant.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to work as part of the food service team in the Catering Department and at ward level at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford to provide and maintain an efficient catering service for both patient services and commercial services.

This will include service of patient meals at ward level; working in the main kitchen area assisting with food preparation and cleaning and working in the central dish wash and pot area.

This may also include working out of our caffe bistro which is located in the women's and children's area of the hospital.

If this sounds of interest to you we would welcome your application.

Working for our organisation

Our catering department at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford caters for not only patients but 2 thriving retail units, 1 being the Apley Restaurant which can be used by staff, patient and the general public and also our exclusive Caffe Bistro which is situated in the women's & children's main atrium, both retail outlets serve a variety of hot and cold beverages and also hot and cold meals, there are also numerous vending machines around the hospital that offer both hot & cold drinks and also snacks.

There is also a 24 hour hot and cold food vendor for use when out of hours, this is situated next to the Apley Restaurant.

We also have our catering department at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, and this also has an onsite restaurant and caffe bistro.

Our patient catering service is a cook/chill system, and we have a variety of menu options on each menu service, we use an external supplier for our cook chill food.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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