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Facilities Catering Support Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 2

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NHS AfC: Band 2
Part time - 15 hours per week (15 hrs, 5 days over 7. 4.30pm-7.30pm)
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County Hospital Site
£18,546-£19,918 PA pro rata
06/10/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

An opportunity has arisen to join the catering team at the County Hospital

Primary duties will include the presentation and service of meals to patients and  supporting the restaurant meal services. General hygiene duties throughout the department

The individual will need to be adaptable, self motivated and can work to clearly defined individual, team and operational goals.

Main duties of the job

Please see attached Job Description and personal specification for further details around the main duties of the job.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.


We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.


Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Basic numeracy and literacy
Desirable criteria
  • Food Hygiene Certification


Essential criteria
  • Ability to follow instruction, training, process and procedure
Desirable criteria
  • to have an understanding of COSHH and risk assesments


Essential criteria
  • To have worked in a service/customer environment
Desirable criteria
  • To have working experience within an NHS environment

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Stephen Crouch
Job title
Head Chef
Email address
Telephone number
01785 230357