Catering Assistant

Larbert | Other

Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, FK5 4WR


Part Time (20 hours per week)

5 over 7 days (Fully Flexi)   

Fixed Term Contract (12 Months)


Pay Rate £11.16 + company benefits


Serco are recruiting for Catering Assistants to join their current team based at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The Key purpose of the role is to provide a retail service that meets the expectations of the patients, staff, and visitors both in terms of quality, safety, and value for money whilst maintaining high cleaning standards. This role will be predominately dealing with internal hospitality functions onsite.


Main Accountabilities


In this role you will be responsible for providing a courteous and efficient catering service to patients, staff and visitors whilst maintaining food safety and hygiene standards. You will Prepare and serve food to customers, operate a cash register and handle cash, optimise retail sales by demonstrating high levels of customer service and correctly use and clean catering and service equipment including floors, work surfaces, and related equipment.

What you'll need to do the role

You will need excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate well with both customers and colleagues. You will be able to demonstrate experience handling food and have a passion for helping others and working within a healthcare environment!

Why Serco



Meaningful and vital work: Working within Soft Services at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the support that they need 24/7.


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.


Great people: Hospitals are busy places and you will find yourself interacting with staff, patients, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of the hospital.

What we offer



  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
  • Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.
  • A company that recognises your contribution.


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

Register & Apply Now Login & Apply
Contract Type
Expiry Date
29/03/2023 02:51:00
Shortlist Email me jobs like this  Back to listing