Duchess of Kent Hospice, Liebenrood Road, Reading, RG30 2DX.
£8.03 per hour, plus excellent enhancements and employee benefits.
Variable bank hours including weekends.
Do you enjoying cooking and want to work in a lively, supportive team? We can't think of a better place to develop your skills than at Duchess of Kent Hospice. It's passionate and supportive and you'll be helping to create a warm and comfortable experience for our patients, visitors and staff.
Taking food orders from patients;
Assisting in the preparation of meals and refreshments;
Assisting in serving meals and refreshments;
Ensuring the kitchen is kept clean and equipment maintained.
To be successful in this role you will need to be flexible with excellent people, team working and communication skills. Specific catering experience is not necessary as full training will be provided but general cooking abilities are important. You must have (or be willing to obtain on commencement of employment) a Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate and be competent in IT use.
Duchess of Kent is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Reading. We’re here for people aged 18 and over living with conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support from our three sites, from inpatient care at the 15-bed Duchess of Kent Hospice in Reading, day services which help people stay at home longer and offer respite to carers, to Wokingham Day Hospice and Charles Clore Day Hospice in Newbury.
• Company pension scheme
• Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
• Staff discount of 15% on new goods online at shop.sueryder.org
• Online Wellbeing Centre
• Free Will writing service
• Staff finance loans
• Free onsite parking
• Free uniform
• Subsidised onsite meals and drinks
• Structured induction programme and learning and development opportunities
Subject to DBS check and references.
Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.