Housekeeping / Catering Assistant
Winfield Hospital

Job reference: 012364

Location: Winfield Hospital

Closing date: 17/12/2021

Salary: £8.94 per hour

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 30

Domestic/Catering Assistant

Winfield hospital has a great opportunity for a Housekeeper/catering assistant to join our team. This role will involve working 30 hours per week, over five shifts, between the hours of 7am and 7pm including weekends. You will be part of a team who pride themselves on providing exemplary hygiene and cleanliness standards throughout the Hospital, for patients and staff.

Duties and responsibilities

  • The Hospital covers a wide variety of procedures, as a Housekeeper, you must ensure you maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the hospital in line with the housekeeping and infection control policy.
  • The successful candidate will work in close liaison with our clinical staff, understanding the special needs of the hospital on a day to day basis and always ensuring our Hospital is immaculate.
  • Quality assurance and patient confidentiality must always be maintained, you will be pivotal in ensuring compliance with all Health and Safety at Work regulations including COSHH.
  • You will be part of a team who ensure the preparation and delivery of a food and beverage service to patients.  
  • As a Catering Assistant you will be responsible for the service of all food and drink to the patients on the wards including managing dietary requirements.
  • Additional tasks will consist of the washing of cutlery, replenishing our hot drinks machines and explaining the daily menus across all meals.
  • You will be part of a team of Catering Assistants who are fundamental in ensuring that all work is carried out in a hygienic and methodical manner and that standards of cleanliness throughout the hospital are in line with our policies.

Who we're looking for

Ideally having experience within Housekeeping or catering from either a Healthcare or Domestic cleaning background with demonstrable experience in a customer facing environment/role will be beneficial but not essential. The successful candidate will have proven experience working unsupervised and on your own initiative, coupled with a positive and flexible approach to customer service and strong communication skills.


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • Ramsay healthcare - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Private medical insurance
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsocial hours
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free on-site parking
  • Provision of uniform

About Us

Winfield hospital is a 39 bedded hospital situated on the outskirts of Gloucester. The hospital offers a range of services and facilities including three operating theatres, a sterile services department, a dedicated endoscopy suite, physiotherapy and an X-ray department with mobile MRI and CT scanner on site. 

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience. We are a global provider operating in 11 countries with 77,000 staff who treat 8 million patients each year. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England. We are well known for our strong, long-standing relationship with the NHS.

We love people with a positive, “can do” attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

We are able to support training and development to our employees, to deliver a high standard of clinical care whilst ensuring patient safety, dignity and confidentiality. We are a progressive and caring facility and support the Ramsay vision “People caring for People”. We know our people are our greatest asset, our business is growing and we would like you to join us. “The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that people – staff and doctors – are Ramsay Health Care’s most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success. 

We are proud of our Award Winning ‘Speak Up for Safety’ programme and ensure that the patient is at the heart of everything we do. Join us and have more ‘Time to Care’. 

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We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

We value your application and welcome any questions you may have prior to applying. Please be advised that we reserve the right to close our advertisements prior to the announced closing date to ensure a quality recruitment process.