Salary: £23,303 pa pro rata including London weighting 

Hours: 20 hours per week* ( 3.30 pm - 7.30 pm Monday - Friday) *Possibility for overtime

Contract: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to join our facilities team as a Catering Assistant

Responsibilities of the Catering Assistant

As the Catering Assistant you will assist the Catering Manager by undertaking a wide range of cleaning duties in the preparation of service and dining areas, food service, cleaning of equipment, utensils and working areas whilst maintaining correct levels of Health and Safety.

Skills and experience required

  • Assist with all aspects of the preparation of food service areas and presentation of food to the notified standard.
  • Comply with statutory and company requirements.
  • When preparing food ensuring care and attention is taken, particularly in regard to customers special dietary requirements: for example, nut, dairy or wheat allergies.
  • Assist with the replenishment of food, beverages, and equipment to ensure service periods do not stop this includes staff kitchenets.
  • Assist with hygienic cleaning of utensils and work areas throughout the day.
  • Assist with the implementation of cleaning schedules to agreed standards.
  • To assist with the setup, service, clearing and cleaning of function catering as requested


  • We match Agenda for Change/NHS terms and conditions for maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
  • Length of service for those joining directly from another CQC regulated organisation (NHS, social care, hospice) is recognised in annual leave, maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
  • A pension scheme is offered with employer contributions of up to 7.5% or a continuation of your existing NHS pension
  • A generous 27 days annual leave increasing to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years, plus bank holidays (any bank holidays worked will be given back in lieu)
  • Cycle to work scheme and interest-free season ticket loans available
  • Free eyesight test for DSE users and a contribution towards the cost of glasses
  • 25% store discount in Trinity shops
  • Life assurance cover
  • Lots of opportunities to attend exciting and high-profile events e.g. a staff lottery to attend our regular biannual Gala dinner; participating in Royal visits, and the annual summer garden party
  • Regular ballots for donated free tickets and prizes
  • Access to courses of free counselling on the phone or face to face

Download the full list of benefits of working for Royal Trinity Hospice

Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Everyone at Trinity is treated fairly with dignity and respect irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership status, disability, nationality, race, religion or belief. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive organisation that encourages and supports fairness, respect, equality, diversity, inclusion and engagement (FREDIE) in all its forms. 

How to apply

If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please complete the online application below

For an informal chat or visit please contact Sid Kumandan, Head of Facilities on 0207 787 1000

Closing Date: Wednesday 7 June 2023

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