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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/08/2021.

Catering Assistant/Porter

Job Reference: 264-3315360-COR

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
KGH, Kettering
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum

Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust is looking to recruit enthusiastic person to join our catering team. The successful applicant would work 37.5 hours week between the hours of 11:30 - 19:30.

You will be part of a team that provides meals to our patients. The post holder will be expected to carry out duties that involve the lifting, pulling and pushing of heavy trolleys, cleaning duties, and dealing with waste. The ability to communicate effectively is essential and applicants will need basic Level 1 in English literacy and numeracy skills or equivalent.

The role involves constant interaction with all other users of the hospital and requires the post holder to be aware of the need to be caring, courteous, respectful, confidential, and customer focused in the delivery of their duties.

Previous experience of working in catering role is desirable.

Days of work for this post will be:-

Three week shift pattern that will include working 2 out of every 3 weekends

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Peter Hubbard Job title: Catering Supervisor

Email address: Telephone number: 01536 49208

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Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you via a TRAC system account.

Please submit your application as soon as possible; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. This includes members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If your role requires you to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this (£50).This amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

"Safeguarding is everyone's business. KGH considers safeguarding a priority amongst its citizen's and a key value for all employed to the service."

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

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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