Catering Assistant - Prep Room


Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£18,546 - £19,918 £18,546 to £19,918 pa (pro rata


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.

A vacancy have arisen for a motivated individual to work in the “Cold Prep Section”

These are very demanding jobs and require good level of physical fitness, flexibility, and good organisational skills.

You should be able to work with minimal supervision on your own initiative in this busy location. Working shifts on a part time basis of a 19 hours and 20 hours per week.

Duties include, making sandwiches, salads, baguettes, Panini’s and fruit bar and salad bar preparation. In addition, some general cleaning is required and a possibility of helping on the patient production line.

Due to working in the cold room, cold weather clothing will be provided inc:

Boots , socks, thermal garments, snoods and sweatshirts as required.

Staff benefits:

A generous annual leave entitlement

Discount on food items in staff restaurants/cafes

Enhanced pay rates when duties allow

Current Vacancies: 1 x 19 hours per week

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date: 21 April 2022

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMarkus PettitJob titleKitchen Production ManagerTelephone number0300 019 4010

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-9857-B

Closing Date: 2022-04-11

Interview Date: 21/04/2022

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