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Patient Meals Catering Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Part time - 25 hours per week (2 week rolling roster pattern)
Job ref
Hull Royal Infirmary/Castle Hill Hospital
£18,546 - £19,918 pro rata, per annum
Salary period
21/09/2021 23:59

Permanent Position

The post will cover Patient Meal Services at  both Hull Royal Infirmary (HRI) and Castle Hill Hospital (CHH).

The successful candidates will be working various shifts to cover service delivery requirements. The department operates from 06:00 through to 18:30 7 days a week including public holidays, the above posts will predominantly work the below shift times:

This post is a permanent position

Post 06 -  25hrs All shifts are at HRI 

Week 1 - Tuesday 15.00 - 18.30pm, Wednesday - 8.00am - 13.30pm &15.00 - 18.30pm, Thursday 15.00 - 18.30pm  & Friday 15.00 - 18.30pm, Saturday - 8.00 -13.30pm & 15.00 - 18.30pm  

Week 2 Monday 15.00 - 18.30pm  -  Tuesday - 8.00 - 13.30pm & 15.00 -18.30pm Wednesday -15.00- 18.30pm, Thursday  15.00pm - 18.30pm, Friday - 15.00 - 18.30pm


The post holder will assist in the provision of a comprehensive and cost-effective catering service that meets the needs of all patients whilst fulfilling the objectives of the Trust.

To provide a full range of high quality ward catering services including the regeneration and attractive presentation of a wide range of cook-freeze food items.

Duties will include the preparation, storage, packaging, distribution, regeneration and service of patient meals. Regularly handling frozen, chilled and cooked food items whilst standing for prolonged periods of time.

Ensure all patient meals are accurate and served in a timely manner.

To undertake a wide range of general kitchen and catering hygiene duties at ward level.

To work in accordance with Food Hygiene Regulations, Codes of Practice for Caterers and all relevant Trust policies.

You must be able to demonstrate good customer/patient care skills, and have a basic knowledge of food service and food hygiene.

Flexibility to work between Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary is desirable.

Please note: The role does involve physical work in an area with varying temperatures.


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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Tock
Job title
Team Leader
Email address
Telephone number
01482 626786
Additional information

Joanne Tock, Patient Meals Team Leader