Chef - 24 hours per week

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £15,176 - £16,268 per annum actual salary which includes an enhancement for working weekends and bank holidays

Job Type: 24 hours per week

Closing Date: 2023-03-28 23:59:59

Reference: Chef - 24 hours per week

Are you a Chef looking for a job in a rewarding, patient focussed environment? Working as part of our Catering Team you will take responsibility and accountability for the provision of attractive and nutritious meals and other refreshments as required to patients, staff and visitors within St Oswalds and maintain a high quality of presentation and choice.

You will:

  • Have an NVQ Level 3 in Professional Cookery or City and Guilds 706/1 and 706/2.
  • Have a basic Food Hygiene Certificate.
  • Have between 2 and 5 years experience working as a Chef.
  • Be able to cover a 7 day rota working between the hours of 7.30am and 6.30pm.

If after reading the job description you require further information please contact Catering Manager, Maureen Raper on 01912850063 ext 2103 or

If you would like to download a detailed job description and person specification, please click here.

Want to find out more about why working in a Hospice could be the best job you’ve ever had?

Hospice UK have put together this short video which highlights many benefits of working in a Hospice by sharing the views of hospice professionals and what working in a hospice means to them. This video has been filmed with clinical care team members but we think it gives you a great idea what it’s like to work in a hospice in a non-clinical role too!

This post is subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a responsible healthcare organisation we must do our utmost to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers. In line with government guidance, we actively encourage vaccination as the most important defence against all viral infections.  Following interview, successful candidates will be asked to declare their relevant vaccination status.

You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if we receive a high volume of applications

Closing Date: Tuesday 28th March 2023

Interview date: Thursday 6th April 2023

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Disability Confident Employer

St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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