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Band 3

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Band 3
Fixed Term for 12 months
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04/03/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.





Fixed Term for 12 months

20 Hours Per Week

Band 3

£17,787 - £20,448 Pro Rata


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

The catering department based at Southport Hospital is looking for an experienced Chef.

The ideal candidate should have good culinary skills and experience of large scale catering with an eye for detail.

Do you have City & Guilds 7061&2 or NVQ Level 2, experience in menu planning and good organisational skills.

Are you motivated and willing to work with the team around you?

 If so we can offer you:-

  • 20 hours per week working straight shifts, working weekends and Bank Holiday’s on a rota basis
  • Starting Salary Band 3
  • 27 days holiday per year (pro- rata) rising to 29 after 5 years
  • NHS Pension Scheme


Please be aware that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.


Date Advertised - 11th February 2019

Closing Date - 4th March 2019

Interview Date - To Be Confirmed




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For more details please contact Catering Manager on 01704-704091

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 290 4454