NHS Catering Assistant

  • Job Reference: JO-2103-14685
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £8.72 to £15.11 Per Hour
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced catering person to join us in Aintree hospital. This role falls under the fast-paced industrial type catering sector and does require very specific experience. Please only apply if you have 1 or 2 of the following:

  • Worked for last 3 years at least in a fast paced, very busy catering environment catering with more than 100 covers
  • Experience preparing food in a busy kitchen
  • Other hospital settings or Military catering setting
  • Worked in a fast-food company, dealing with continual queues and customers
  • Can evidence you have worked in an enrolment that has over 100 covers and very busy

The hospital is large and only hard working, quick to react candidates are needed due to the intensity of the role - currently on site we offer 9 different food services within the hospital area including food supplied to wards and patients.

You will be working within a large team - hours are set but varied as you will be expected to pick up extra hours for any sickness and Holidays therefore a high degree of flexibility is required.

This is a role that if you show commitment, hard work and working well as part of the large team - could lead to a permeant contract with NHS trust

This role is relentless, hard work and at times very physical, but the enrolment is friendly, team helpful and the hospital standards are very high. Please only apply if you can evidence the right experience and are physically fit as the role does demand this

We provide various food services from Costa, Starbucks, paninis, pizza, and home-made food.


  • Hard working - likes to always be on the go
  • Level 1 Food cert
  • Hands on
  • Works at speed and high level of accuracy
  • Great customer service skills
  • Reliable, on time and motivated about the work you do.
  • Flexible in working hours - not rigid to set hours and days
  • Can evidence the catering settings above as experience
  • Experience preparing food in a Busy Kitchen

The hours we are currently recruiting for as follows - however YOU MUST be flexible as can change.

All roles are primary based in a new and exciting department opening alongside roles within the hospital setting. You may be required to work anywhere within the catering department depending on the needs of the service

Post 1


Mon - Wed

22.5 hours

Post 2


Sun, Mon, Tues

15 hours

+ enhancements

Post 3


Weds - Sat

20 hours

+ enhancements

Post 4


Tues, Weds, Thur

21.75 hours

Post 5



Thurs & Fri

Sat & Sun

16 hours

+ enhancements

Post 6


Mon- Fri

20 hours

Post 7




Post 8



27.5 hours

Post 9


Sun, Mon, Tues

19.5 hours

+ enhancements

Post 10


Mon- Fri

22.5 hours

Post 11


Mon - fri

22.5 hours

Post 12





23 hours

+ enhancements

Candidates must have experience working in a fast pace kitchen preparing food.

Pay - £8.72 standard

£11.66 Evenings and Saturdays

£15.11 Sundays and Bank holidays

Location of site - Fazakerley - Liverpool

Please apply with your CV