Sue Ryder

Bank Catering Assistant - Hospice based

Bedford | £8.72 per hour plus enhancements

Job Function: Social Care
Industry Sector: Charity & Not-for-Profit

Bank Catering Assistant – Hospice based

St John's Hospice, Moggerhanger, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 3RJ
£8.72 per hour plus enhancements for weekend and bank holiday working
Bank hours (ad hoc) including Saturdays & Sundays

You are invited to join us at Sue Ryder St John's Hospice, rated as outstanding by the CQC.

Do you take pride in providing excellent customer service and want to work in a lively, supportive team?

Are you looking for flexibility around your working hours/additional hours?

We can't think of a better place to develop your skills than at St john's Hospice. It's passionate and supportive and you'll be helping to create a warm and comfortable experience for our patients, visitors and staff.

St John’s is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in the village of Moggerhanger in Bedfordshire. We’re here for people aged 18 and over who are living with conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease.

We offer a range of support to communities across Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, from inpatient care in our 15 bed hospice to day services which help people stay at home longer and offer respite to carers.

Duties include:
Taking food orders from patients;
Assisting in the preparation of meals and refreshments;
Assisting in serving meals and refreshments;
Ensuring the kitchen is kept clean and equipment maintained.

To be successful in this role you will need to be flexible with excellent people, team working and communication skills. Specific catering experience is not necessary as full training will be provided but general cooking abilities are important. You must have (or be willing to obtain on commencement of employment) a Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate and be competent in IT use.

Benefits
• **Competitive enhanced pay for weekends (45%) and public holidays (60%)**
• Company pension scheme
• Paid qualifications
• Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
• Staff discount of 15% on new goods online at shop.sueryder.org
• Cash referral bonus scheme
• Online Wellbeing Centre
• Free Will writing service
• Free onsite parking
• Free uniform
• Subsidised onsite meals and drinks
• Structured induction programme and learning and development opportunities

Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.