Catering Assistant

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    Sarah Wall

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MPA are currently recruiting for a Catering Assistant to join our team in the Coleraine Area. The successful candidate will assist in the provision of Catering Services within a hospital setting to the highest standard. The role will have an immediate start available and a pay rate of £9.21 - £16.85 depending on shift worked.

Job Duties

·           To be responsible for the general cleaning duties in the kitchen, dining room and associated areas including vending machines.

·           To assist with food service and plate food to clients and staff and to replenish food supplies, as necessary.

·           To assist in the preparation of vegetables, fruits, salads, and beverages in accordance with departmental food safety procedures.

·           To ensure the correct food safety procedures are followed regarding receipt, storage, regeneration, and temperature control of all meals (including cook/freeze or cook/chill).

·           To ensure a high standard of personal hygiene and hygienic catering practices are always maintained in accordance with the Food Hygiene (General) Regulations (NI) 1996.

·           Removal of waste from allocated areas.


Essential Criteria

·         Ability to work shifts: Mornings, Evenings and Weekends (as applicable).

·         Willingness to complete Level 2 CIEH Food Safety Certificate

Desirable Criteria

·         6 months’ experience in a similar role

·         Level 2 Food Safety Qualification (or equivalent)

Further Information

·         37.5 hours per week available, part time hours also availabel

·         Shifts include but are not limited to; 7.30am-3.30pm, 9am-5pm & 1.30pm-9pm

·         Immediate start available


·         Pay rate will be £9.21 - £16.85 (depending on shift worked)

·       Holiday Fund

·       Weekly Pay

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Sarah Wall on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up to date CV to to speak further about this opportunity.

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