Catering Assistant


Fixed term contact for 12 months

Location: St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX

Salary: £14,078.16 per annum (£19,553 per annum FTE)

Hours: 27 hours per week (on a variable shift pattern over 7 days a week)

Overview of role

St Clare Hospice is a charity that provides specialist palliative care to patients and families in West Essex and the East Hertfordshire borders.

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.

Please read the job description (link below) for further details.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Edd Firth on 01279 773724 or by email

How to apply

Please complete St Clare Hospice Application Form or submit a CV 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).

Send your application by email:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Send your application documents to:

By email:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Key documents

JD and PS – Catering Assistant

Application Form DBS – Nov 2020

Closing date: 4th July 2021

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 773744.

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.

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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