We are seeking a Cook to join our Support Services team, based in Crawley.

Working as part of the catering team, you will have previous cooking experience and expertise with an understanding of nutritional needs. You will lead in the running of our kitchen and have excellent customer service and strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.  You will also have a good understanding of statutory requirements regarding health and safety. Previous experience of working with volunteers is desirable.

We’re looking for candidates who ideally have experience within a health care setting, but more importantly you’ll have the ability to work as part of a team and have a positive, flexible and enthusiastic approach.

St Catherine’s Hospice is a local charity with a big ambition: to help everyone face death informed, supported and pain free. Providing expert hospice care, we’re there for people in West Sussex and East Surrey when life comes full circle.

Employees at St Catherine’s Hospice can enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave, in addition to public holidays
  • Pension scheme with an employer contribution of up to 9% (NHS pension scheme is transferable)
  • Excellent commitment to learning and development including external training
  • Confidential employee support programmes
  • Free flu jabs
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Blue Light Card

We are located in Malthouse Road, Crawley, West Sussex, which is within commuting distance from Brighton and London and just a 5-minute walk from Crawley railway station

This role is subject to a Standard DBS check. By applying you are confirming you have read the Standard Check Privacy Policy for applicants and understand how DBS will process my personal data and the options available to me for submitting an application.

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For an application pack, please call the HR Department on 01293 447372 (answer phone), email or download our application pack.

Role: Cook

Salary: £15,612.80 per annum pro-rata (FTE - £19,516.00 per annum), plus enhancements

Hours: 30 hours per week, worked on a shift basis over seven days (5/7 days per week, 07.30-14.00 and 12.30-19.00) 6 hours per day

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: 5 December 2020

Interview date: 13 December 2020


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Location Crawley, United Kingdom
Job Type Part-time
Category Support Services
Reference No. HR103
Salary £15,612.80 per annum (pro rata for 30 hours per week)
Closing Date 05/12/2021
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Job Application Pack Download our application form here
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