Cook

21 Hours per week

Up to £12.70 per hour

Trinity Hospice is a thriving independent charity based in the Fylde coast providing specialist palliative care for adults with advanced life-limiting illnesses and their families, as well as being the local provider of specialist palliative care for children via Brian House children’s hospice.

Working in a busy hospice environment, the role will support the effective running of our Catering service.  We work over a 7 day rota, including weekends.  Our Cooks provide a high standard of catering to patients, staff, volunteers and visitors to the hospice.  Duties will include preparing food and presenting and delivering food items around the hospice as required, whilst ensuring the food preparation areas and equipment are kept clean.

What you need:

We are looking for a Cook with experience of working within a catering environment, ideally with experience in a clinical or care home setting.  The post holder should also have a good knowledge of special dietary requirements.

You must be able to work well in a team and have good interpersonal and communication skills, along with a non-judgmental and empathetic approach. Flexibility, high personal standards and a commitment to the vision and values of Trinity Hospice are essential.

The successful candidate will be joining an established team, and an organisation which is highly rated by the people who work there.  The 2023 Staff Survey found 98% of respondents enjoy the work that they do, 96% were proud to work for our Charity and 96% enjoy working with the people within the organisation.

Our Staff Benefits:

  • 38 days annual leave each year, pro rata (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Professional Registration fees reimbursed
  • Various Health and Wellbeing benefits including annual flu and Covid-19 vaccinations, access to complementary therapy and counselling.
  • Free car parking on site
  • Discounted staff meals
  • Pension scheme, or NHS Pensions are transferable
  • Maternity/Paternity benefits

Trinity is a great place to work, having an outstanding rating with the Care Quality Commission and Investors in People Gold accreditation. If you are looking to join a thriving, increasingly innovative organisation, which puts passion and care at the heart of its operations, then this may well be the post for you!

We welcome any informal discussion and visit to the hospice.  Please contact Ian Benville on 01253 358881 or email ian.benville@nhs.net

To apply for this role, please send CV and covering letter via email to: Julie.crooks@nhs.net

Closing Date – 14 June 2024

 


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