Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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We are currently recruiting for a full time Catering Assistant to work within our busy catering department. You will be working in the kitchen assisting with the preparation, service and delivery of patient meals, as well as in our retail caf serving staff and visitors to the hospital throughout the day.
We operate a shift system with the early shift starting at 7am - 3pm and the late shift at 11-45am -7-45 pm. You will be required to work weekends and bank holidays.
Main duties of the job
You will have some previous catering experience and be able to demonstrate good communication and customer service skills. You will be able to show flexibility in your approach to work and have the ability to think on your feet.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 760,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.
The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.
We employ more than 7,000 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.
Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.
Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at StandardLevel. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)
At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.
Interview Date: TBC