Bank Catering Assistant/Cook


Location: St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX

Salary: £9.31 per hour with Bank Holiday and weekend enhancements

Hours: Bank Hours – As required

Overview of role

To ensure the smooth running of the kitchen in order that meals for hospice patients, staff, volunteers and visitors are provided to a high standard. To discuss with patients their dietary needs, prepare meals for staff and visitors and cater for groups attending seminars at the hospice. Cover annual leave / sickness of catering staff to ensure the catering needs of the hospice are met at all times.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Edd Firth on 01279 773724 or by email

How to apply

You need to complete a St Clare Hospice Application Form and submit with a cover letter stating why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person Specification).

Please note: your CV will not be accepted by itself and the application form must be fully completed.

Send your application documents to:

By email:

By post: HR Administrator, Human Resources Department, St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, Hastingwood, Essex CM17 9JX

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Key documents

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

If you are unable to download the documents or print the application form and would like to receive an application pack, or if you require any assistance regarding the application process, please telephone the Human Resources Team, on 01279 773715.

Please state clearly which vacancy you are applying for.

St Clare Hospice is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Employment offers may be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks (formerly Criminal Records Bureau – CRB checks)

A note to agencies

We understand that agencies do search for opportunities to work with organisations such as ourselves. However we request that you do not contact us in relation to the vacancies advertised above. We respond to enquiries from individuals seeking employment directly.

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