Catering Assistant - St David's Hospice Care


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Catering Assistant - St David's Hospice Care

Newport Norse represents the highly successful joint venture between Norse Group and Newport City Council, providing contract services across property and facilities management.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Catering Assisting for St David's Hospice Care in Newport. It will be your responsibility to provide an efficient catering service within a Hospice Care environment ensuring that the highest standard of customer service is delivered. Alongside; 

  • Preparation of fruit, vegetables, and salads
  • Carry out simple cooking tasks under the direction of the Cook Manager.
  • Use and care of equipment, including daily and weekly cleaning.
  • Handling of cash during break and lunch services if applicable.
  • Cleaning of kitchen premises.

This position is being offered on a part time, permanent contract working 15hours per week, with various shifts to cover. 

We will provide full training if you have not worked within the industry before, but ideally we are looking for:

  • Previous experience working in a cleaning - catering role
  • Knowledge of health & safety regulations that are relevant to the post, including using relevant machinery and products
  • Ability to work autonomously, managing your own workload
  • Excellent communicator, comfortable engaging with members of the public and the client

Our offer

Alongside a positive working environment and a commitment to reinvesting in training for our staff, we offer:

  • Access to our Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 22 days Annual Leave with a further 2 concessionary days (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
  • Access to Group wide benefits and offers.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.