Evening Catering Assistants – 27 hours over two weeks

27 hours per week (16:00 – 19:00) over a two-week period – alternate weekends x 2 positions

Salary: £17,290 – £17,892 pro rata per annum plus a 10% shift allowance

This is an exciting time to join our Catering Team at the Hospice to work within and help launch our new Café that will be open later this year.

As a Catering Assistant you will serve customers taking hot and cold drinks orders, you will assist in carrying out basic food preparation tasks as requested including high risk food production such as sandwiches, salads and fresh cakes.

Duties will also include, clearing and washing kitchen utensils, loading and unloading dishwasher as required, taking payment for food and ensuring kitchen hygiene and cleanliness standards are maintained.

The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills with a can do and flexible approach with experience of working in a catering/front of house environment. A food hygiene level 1 certificate would be desirable, however full training will be provided.

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

In return we offer 35 days pro rata annual leave (inclusive of statutory & bank holidays), free onsite parking, pension scheme, enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision and excellent catering facilities at the Hospice.

Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. In addition to our 15 bed In-Patient unit and Community Nursing provision, we have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy, Spiritual Care and a new Living Well Centre.

To apply please complete the application form below and email it to hradmin@willen-hospice.org.uk

Previous applicants need not apply

When applying please specify whether you are applying for 16 hours per week or 27 hours over a two week period

Please see below in the downloads the working rota.

Closing Date: Position open until filled. Please note that we will be running this as a rolling recruitment and selection process and will close the advert early if a high number of applications are received. Therefore, please submit your application at your earliest opportunity

In a typical year...
£9
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
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.