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Apprentice Catering Assistant

Job Reference: 357-LN-420-19-A

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Lincoln, Lincoln
National Minimum Wage

Please be advised that United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT) uses Trac recruitment software. Applications made via NHS Jobs will be pulled through into Trac. If your application is successful at shortlisting stage, candidates will be prompted to create an account within Trac.

Have you ever thought about an apprenticeship to kick start your career within hospitality and catering?

We have a part-time vacancy of 28hrs per week in the facilities department for Catering Apprentice Assistant who will work alongside other department staff members, providing a safe catering service to patients, staff and visitors, including preparation and service of food, washing-up, and cleaning of equipment and work areas to a specified standard. The department will provide you with training and ongoing support to enable you fulfil the requirements of the job role.

What we’re looking for…..

A motivated individual with initiative to assist in busy catering areas with Lincoln County Hospital. The ideal candidate should be able to follow written and verbal instructions, understand and comply with strict hygiene regulations and have good communications skills. Ideally the candidate will have previous experience and basic hygiene knowledge but this is not essential as training will be provided through the L2 Hospitality Team Member apprenticeship. The successful candidate will have high personal standards, be able to complete simple records, operate machinery after training, and be capable of working without direct supervision.

Entry Criteria:

Evidence of English and Maths qualification as follows:

  • English GCSE grade 4 - 9 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2
  • Maths GCSE grade 4 - 9 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2

Please note: Evidence of achievement (certification) must be seen prior to appointment.

Interviews will take place on the 4th October at Lincoln County Hospital.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details please email:

For further details / informal visits contact:

Linda Paterson and

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, ULHT reserves the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

No DBS fees to pay: Successful candidates will have DBS applications applied for & paid by ULHT where applicable. There is no requirement to reimburse ULHT for this cost.

Applications from applicants who meet the current criteria for Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ULHT is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country providing a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

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