Catering Assistant

Up to £8.21 per hour (depending on age & experience)

7.00 hours per week worked 2 hours per day (4.30pm to 6.30pm) on a rota basis Monday to Sunday

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. We are currently supporting around 290 families both in our hospice and in family homes.

Our support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family including end of life treatment and care, respite short breaks, counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy, home visits and much much more.  It costs more than £4m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 10% of our funding from government sources.

The challenge:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Catering Assistant to join the team at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.  Reporting to the Senior Cook, you will assist in running a smooth catering operation at teatime each day and take pride in delivering excellence.

The role:

Forming a vital part of the Facilities Team you will ensure the kitchen and dining room are both kept safe and clean.  You will also assist in providing our families with a tasty and interesting set menu.

The requirements:

You will have experience in a catering environment and will be passionate about maintaining high standards of food hygiene at all times.  A strong communicator and able to manage workload effectively and work in a team of catering staff and volunteers.  Ideally you will have a food hygiene certificate (minimum level 1).

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment, company pension scheme, Westfield Health, free parking and many other benefits and the satisfaction that you are providing a much appreciated service.

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Andrew Drury, Facilities Manager on 01709 517360 or email [email protected]

Download job description and person specification here

Download Bluebell Wood Application Form here

Please download the job description and person specification for more information and if you think you have what we are looking for, download and complete the application form above and return it to [email protected] 

Closing date:      29th April 2019

Interviews:         8th May 2019