Catering Assistant-Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Larbert | Other


Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, FK5 4WR


6 month FTC, Part-Time (20 hours) 

Flexible shift patterns


Pay rate: £10.03 per hour + company benefits



Here at Serco we're looking for experienced Catering Assistants to join our team at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The catering function is responsible for 850 beds in the ACUTE site plus 8 community sites with 24 wards.

As the Catering Assistant, you will be responsible for correct cleaning down procedures are adhered to at all times, assist with the cleaning of crockery /cutlery, maintain standards of safety and hygiene and safely store fresh and frozen foods. You will also carry out duties including preparation of food and beverages in line with preparation procedures, using standard recipes and portion control. In addition to this you will adhere to temperature monitoring, receipt, storage procedures and ensure all restaurant equipment is in a clean and hygienic condition.

What you'll need to do the role

You will have a basic food hygiene certificate, good communication skills and knowledge of working with chemicals for cleaning / COSSH awareness

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.

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15/12/2022 03:24:00
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