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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/12/2020.

Bank Catering Assistant

Job Reference: 241-CATERING-BANK-20-B

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
iFM Bolton Ltd
Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton
£9.02 per hour

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust was formed in 2008 and, in 2011, we became an integrated provider with community health services joining the trust. Covering a catchment area that also incorporates parts of Bury, Wigan and Salford, we deliver hospital and community based services from the Royal Bolton Hospital in Farnworth and from 20 health centres across Bolton, to a catchment population of 320,000 people. We have a CQC rating as good overall and we have some key areas of outstanding practice with an outstanding rating for being well led at every level.

Buildings, names and models of care have changed over the centuries, but one thing has remained constant and is prevalent among our 5,900+ staff members: the enduring commitment to providing the best health and care for the people of Bolton.


If you are looking for a new challenge, a rewarding job where you have the opportunity to make a real difference by contributing to a key patient service in a hospital setting we have interesting opportunities for you working for our company iFM Bolton at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

We are looking to recruit Bank Catering Assistants to work in our very busy Department, helping us to deliver a Safe, Quality meal service to our patients, staff and visitors.

Applicants must be reliable, flexible, hardworking and honest; you will also need to display a professional manner and a polite attitude, along with excellent customer service skills.

Previous catering experience in a hospital environment is desirable as is a good knowledge of food hygiene procedures.

The hourly rate of pay is £9.02 per hour, enhanced pay rates also paid for unsociable hours worked such as weekends.

As part of the interview process there will be a short skills test.

Full training & equipment will be provided.

This is an iFM Bolton vacancy. iFM Bolton is a wholly owned subsidiary company which provides estates, facilities and procurement services to Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Bev Sharrocks, Catering Manager

Telephone number01204 390562

The vision of this Trust is to be recognised by the people of Bolton and beyond as an excellent provider of health and care services and a great place to work. We are striving to attract, recruit and retain high calibre skilled staff which reflect our communities. We are an inclusive employer who trains and develops our staff in a positive learning environment. We aim to be consciously inclusive and therefore applications from all sectors of the community are welcomed. We would particularly encourage candidates from a black and minority ethnic (BAME) background and candidates with health conditions or impairments.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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