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Full Time
Poole, Dorset
£17,652 - £19,020 pa pr

Job Description

Main duties involve:

Working on the patient supper meal make up belt.

Delivering/collecting patient meal trolleys to and from wards.
Working in the central Dishwashing facility

Candidate may be required to use the catering van to deliver/collect meals to/from external locations

To succeed in this role you must:

• Be able to demonstrate previous experience in a catering environment
• Be able to work effectively and efficiently and achieve and maintain departmental standards.
• Maintain hygienic and safe working standards in all catering activities.
• Be able to meet deadlines
• Be flexible in approach and totally customer focused
• Be a team player, possess good communication skills
• Be prepared to undertake any training required for a Catering Assistant role at Poole Hospital.

The Catering Department provides a full range of catering services to the Trust and produces and serves approximately 2000 meals per day (Mon – Fri).

All posts are subject to satisfactory Occupational Health and Reference screening.

We can offer a pleasant working environment, uniform, pension scheme and 27 days paid holiday per year (pro-rata).

Please note that the working hours for this role are Monday to Friday - 4.45pm until 8.00pm. The hours are not negotiable.

If this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.


Closing date: 24th June 2019

Proposed Interview date: Week commencing 8th July 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion about the position please contact David Williams, Deputy Catering Manager, [Click here to apply]

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Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults, and therefore criminal record checks will be undertaken for successful candidates as applicable to the position. Where this applies and you are successfully appointed, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this check via a deduction from your salary.

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