Catering Assistant - Cafe/Atrium Cafe/Dining Room


Posted: 1 year ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£18,546 - £19,918 pa


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

The Catering Department at UHD formally the Royal Bournemouth Hospital is seeking highly motivated staff to work within the Catering Department, specifically in the Front of House team.

To work a varied shift pattern over the whole 7 day period, weekends and bank holidays will need to be worked when necessary.

Duties to include, Preparing food items, working on the counter taking orders from customers, stocking shelves, general cleaning and using a till and cashing up.

The successful candidate would ideally have previous relevant experience, additional training will be provided.

What working for us will provide:

  • Starting Salary of £18,546 (pro rata for part time)
  • Enhanced Pay for unsocial hours worked (Saturday, Sunday).
  • Paid training
  • Free uniform
  • 27 days paid holiday (pro rata for part time) plus bank holidays
  • Increased holiday allowance after 5 and 10 years’ service
  • Enrolment in the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme opportunities – including childcare vouchers, car lease and cycle scheme, home technology equipment
  • Staff Rates on Items in the Catering Departments retail outlets.
  • NHS discounts to save on your shopping, gym membership and more

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date: 12 April 2022

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Klaudia Zwolinska

Job title Restaurant Manager

Email address

Telephone number 0300 019 4016

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-ZN-10283-A

Closing Date: 2022-04-04

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