Catering Assistant

About the job

30 hours per week – Monday to Friday


15 hours per week – Monday to Friday,
worked 11-2pm or 2-5pm

Salary £16,350 – £17,560 per annum pro rata

We have an exciting opportunity for a Catering Assistant/s to join the team as we expand our services and to support the development of our Hospice sites.

You will assist in carrying out basic food preparation tasks including food production such as sandwiches and salads. Duties will also include clearing and washing kitchen utensils, operating the dishwasher, taking payment for food and ensuring kitchen hygiene and cleanliness standards are maintained.

Experience of working in a catering or front of house environment and possession of a food hygiene level 2 certificate is essential.

The ideal applicant should possess good communication skills, and demonstrate a ‘can do’ and flexible attitude.

In return, you can expect to be part of a friendly team who make a real difference to our patients and families.

In return for your skills, you can expect to join a caring team working beside a beautiful lakeside location, generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays), free onsite parking, contributory pension scheme, enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision and excellent catering facilities at the Hospice.

For more information and to apply please email

Please indicate your preferred hours (see above) on your application.

Closing date: Thursday 27 January 2022

Please be aware that this advert will close early if a high number of applications are received. Interviews may take place prior to the closing date depending on applications received.


In a typical year...
our cost, per minute
phone calls to patients at home
fabulous volunteers
patients cared for at home
home visits
patients at the hospice
of cups of tea
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.