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Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Royal Bournemouth Hospital
£18,005 - £19,337 £18,005 - £19,337 pa
Salary period
25/06/2021 23:59
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COVID-19 Vacancy Catering Store Person

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Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

Joining the teams at University Hospitals Dorset you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk, run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London.

Please note: all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

The Catering Department based at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital (part of University Hospitals Dorset) is seeking an experienced stores person to complement the existing Team.

The Catering department facilitate a Large Acute Hospital with approximately 600 patients and 4000 staff, on the outskirts of Bournemouth.  Meals are provided by the team 7 days a week 365 days a year with a dedicated and hardworking team.

Duties include general stores duties including checking deliveries, weighing of ingredients and  issuing to kitchen/departments, picking stock, carry out daily cleans in line with the stores cleaning schedule and delivering trolleys to wards. No experience is required, as full training will be provided.

 Working varied shifts, including some weekends and bank holidays, between 06:30 – 16:00hrs.

The successful applicant should have excellent communication skills, a professional and flexible approach, possess flair and imagination and be able to work as part of a team but also to use their own initiative.

What is provided:

Full uniform inc. safety footwear.

Starting salary £18,005 PA plus unsocial hours  payments as required.

A generous annual leave package.

Potential for professional development

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have now merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust. 

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital 

Interview Date: 7th July 2021

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Markus Pettit
Job title
Kitchen Manager
Telephone number
0300 019 4010
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