Ward Hostess

  • Job Reference: 00055394-1
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Salary: £16,680 to £17,375
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Ward Hostess or Host

We've got a fantastic opportunity for a Ward Hostess or Host to join our friendly team at One Ashford Hospital, in the heart of Kent.

Reporting to the Catering Lead, the successful Ward Hostess will be responsible for ensuring excellent catering services are delivered to patients and visitors in a friendly and welcoming manner.

You will be responsible for the service, presentation and delivery of the patients meals on the Wards in accordance with our high standards of hygiene and patient care.

The role will occasionally involve service in our Coffee Shop, undertaking cashier duties, as well as assisting with cleaning and food preparation in our kitchen, as required.

Hours: 36 hours per week, flexible across 7 days per week. You will be required to work 3 twelve hour shifts, typically starting at 7am and finishing at 7:30pm.

Salary: £16,680 per annum (FTE £17,375)

Ward Hostess


GCSE Maths and English or equivalent

Food Safety Level 2 certificate


Patient and customer focused

Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with people at all levels


Previous food service experience

Experience of working in a private healthcare environment

Catering experience at front of house

Ward Hostess

About the Hospital

One Ashford Hospital is one of Kent's newest private hospitals. Patients receive fast access to appointments with specialist Consultants, diagnostic imaging and treatment for a range of health concerns. Our private hospital has been designed with the latest technology and with patient care at its heart.

One Ashford is next door to the William Harvey Hospital and is close to junction 10 of the M20. Parking is available and is ideally located for candidates living in and around the Ashford area.


The health and well-being of our patients and staff is our priority at One Healthcare and vaccination offers the best protection against the Covid-19 virus. Under new legislation due to come into force from 1st April 2022, staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless medically exempt. It will only be possible for a newly appointed member of staff to start work with us once they have provided evidence of their vaccination status or a medical exemption.

Our Process

At One Ashford Hospital we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Any offers of employment made by One Ashford Hospital for this/these position(s) will be subject to proof of eligibility to live and work in the UK and receipt of a satisfactory DBS Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

One Ashford Hospital reserves the right to remove job adverts before the closing date