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Patient Meals Catering Supervisor

Band 3

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Band 3
Part time - 2 post - working on a 2 week rolling roster
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Castle Hill Hospital/Hull Royal Infirmary
£21,730 - £23,177 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
05/10/2022 23:59

Job overview

An exciting opportunity to join Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as a Ward Catering Supervisor.  The post will  cover Castle Hill Hospital (CHH) and Hull Royal Infirmary (HRI) ward catering service,

The successful candidates will have planned daily shifts, but these are subject to change, changes would be verbally agreed by line managers during roster planning. 

Enhanced pay for weekends.

Post 1- 21.75 hrs. over a 2 week rolling roster pattern

Week 1, - Tuesday 8.00 -13.30pm & 14.30pm -18.30pm (CHH), Wednesday - 8.00 -13.30pm & 14.30pm - 18.30pm (CHH) Saturday - 10.30am - 18.30pm(CHH)

Week 2,- Tuesday 8.00 -13.30pm & 14.30pm -18.30pm (CHH), Wednesday - 8.00 -13.30pm & 14.30pm - 18.30pm (CHH) 


Post 2 

Week1 - Wednesday - 10.30 -18.30pm (CHH), Thursday 7.30am - 13.30pm & 14.30pm - 18.30pm (HRI), Saturday 10.30am - 18.30pm CHH, Sunday 7.30am - 13.30pm & 14.30pm - 18.30pm

Week 2 - Wednesday - 10.30 -18.30pm (CHH), Thursday 7.30am - 13.30pm & 14.30pm - 18.30pm (HRI), 

Main duties of the job

The successful post holders will work between  Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary supporting the Patient Meals Services teams.

The successful post holders will be required to work in an environment with varying temperatures including freezers and a physical demand of standing and walking for frequent periods of time during the working day is essential.

The department operates between the hours of 7.30am and 18:30pm 7 days a week and slight variations to working hours will be discussed with the successful candidates at interview.

Please note: This position covers both sites. Flexibility with working hours is essential and shifts will be agreed in advance and are subject to change.

All applicants are asked to read the job description and personal specification for the post, applicants need to meet the essential criteria set out within the personal specification section

Responsible for the supervision of catering staff employed in the provision of high quality, Patient Meals Catering Services which meet the needs of all patient groups, and fulfils the objectives of the Trust. To promote and maintain best practice in all areas of the Patient Meals Catering Services
including the ordering, production, storage and service of patient meals.

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 



Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regards to this vacancy opportunity, please see the job description and person specification 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Level 2 food Safety
  • NVQ level 2 or above
Desirable criteria
  • Level 3 Food Safety


Essential criteria
  • Experience working in and motivating larger teams
  • previous supervisory skills desirable.
  • IT skills
Desirable criteria
  • Driving Licence


Essential criteria
  • flexible approach to working hours (supporting information)
  • effective communication skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerArmed 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

Jo Tock
Job title
Patient meals Assistant Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01482 626786