Catering Assistant








Northern Ireland

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MPA is

currently recruiting for a Catering Assistant to join our team in the North Coast 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
  • 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 Andrew McSparran on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up to date CV to to speak further about this opportunity.

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