Part time Cook

12 hours per week

Hospice Band 3:  £17,460 - £19,913 per annum pro rata depending on skills & experience.

                            (Hourly rate £8.92 - £10.18).

Rota Pattern: Thursday, Friday and Saturday 4pm – 8pm

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic cook to join our friendly catering team at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, where the successful candidate will take orders for, prepare, cook and serve tasty and nutritious meals to patients and visitors. At the hospice we are proud of our level 5 Food Hygiene rating and our high standards for the safety and welfare of our customers.

You will supervise Catering Assistants and volunteers to deliver an efficient and friendly service on Thursday to Saturday early evenings, including Bank Holidays however flexibility in covering for leave within the team is also essential. In addition the successful candidate will also be required to attend statutory and mandatory training outside of these hours.

Team working, organisational skills and flexibility is essential as is knowledge of special dietary requirements, allergen awareness and HACCP. A food hygiene certificate at level 2 obtained within the last 3 years is essential as is NVQ 3 in Professional Cookery or equivalent experience in a professional kitchen.   This is a rewarding role that contributes to the quality of experience and gives the opportunity to make a real difference to our patients’ lives.

You can download the Job Description and Person Specification, an Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by clicking on the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification Cook

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

You are required to complete the application form – CVs alone will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be returned to: [email protected]

Closing date:         Noon, Thursday 24th January 2019

Interview date:     Friday 1st February 2019

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated date if a sufficient number of applications are received.                 


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The Hospice is committed to developing a dynamic and diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.