Posted 3 months ago

Hours:     19.5 hours per week, on a rota’d basis agreed in advance, with flexibility required, including some weekend and bank holidays,

Salary:      £10,218 per annum, actual pro rata (£19,650 per annum full time equivalent)

Job Ref:    HSSC09


Do you love to Cook freshly prepared meals and want a role that makes a difference?

You could be just who we’re looking for!

Katharine House Hospice offer the best care so that people in our community, affected by progressive illnesses, can live their lives to the full

We now have an opportunity for a Temporary Cook for a minimum of four months.

Our catering team provides meals for patients 365 days per year. You will assist in all aspects of preparation and service of all meals to patients, giving consideration to special dietary needs and ensuring a clean and hygienic environment.

Applicants must have experience of preparing, cooking and serving food and must have or be willing to obtain a Food Hygiene certificate. An NVQ Level 2 Food Preparation and Cooking is desirable. Catering experience in a care setting would be an advantage.

Please note, an enhanced DBS clearance will be required for this role.

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Fred Austin, H&S and Maintenance Manager on 01785 254645.

Application packs can be downloaded from the Katharine House website, or requested by contacting the Personnel Office on 01785 218257 or by email from

Closing date: 5pm on Friday, 25th March 2022.

Please note: Completed applications may be emailed to or submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately we are unable to accept or consider CV’s

In a healthcare setting it is essential that we protect those we care for and others we employ. As such it will be a requirement that all frontline post-holders are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

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