Overview

Thank you for your interest in this new and exciting role at RPH, this is a fast paced and demanding role looking after patient services feeding and retail.

The catering department are looking for an energetic, passionate, suitably qualified and experienced team player to assist in the operational management of the Trust’s catering services across its two sites.

In response to the demands of the service, we are going through an extensive programme of transformation to ensure our service is, safe, affordable and most importantly sustainable for the future, so you will be joining at a crucial and exciting time.

This role is to manage the day to day provision, of patient feeding and retail, including staff feeding areas and vending, within the agreed financial targets and to ensure the effective quality of performance. The successful candidate will deputise for the catering services manager.

The role is 37.5 hours per week, and may include some weekend work. The successful post holder will work independently, day to day running of a busy catering service, including retail area. The post holder will ensure the implementation of services that achieve local and NHS initiative’s, best practices, whilst achieving value for money and legal requirements.

The successful post holder will provide professional and technical support to the Trust Catering Services Manager in conjunction with the Food Production, Quality Assurance and Office Managers to ensure a high standard of service is provided to staff, patients and visitors within Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust at all times.

This is a unique opportunity to make your mark on a hospital at an exciting period of change. If you’re keen to work in a team in which innovation is encouraged and development is supported with ongoing training opportunities this position could be something that you are looking for.

Whilst based at Royal Preston Hospital the post holder will be expected to travel between the other sites which comprise Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust.

Interview Date: 15th December 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

NamePaul MilnerJob titleCatwering services managerEmail [email protected] number07958274416Additional contact information

Paul Milner
Trust Catering Services Manager
[email protected]