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Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
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Croydon Health Services
£20,521- £23,405 Inc of HCAS pa annum
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Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow.

Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

Join us and be a part of the team that is making Croydon proud. You won’t be disappointed.


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Chef is responsible for all elements of cooking, & cleaning within the kitchen and pot wash area. The maintenance of high standards in food quality & presentation, Special Patient Diets, General cleanliness and hygiene within Kitchen, Diet Bay & Pot wash areas.

He/she would be expected to play an active part in the service delivery of all aspects of Kitchen catering services for both retail units by supporting and assisting the Kitchen Supervisor as directed, as well as within Patient Services and dietetics to enhance the Customer & Patient Mealtime experience.

Working Monday to Friday with weekend working on a rota basis.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more detailed information.


The catering service employs in excess of 100 directly employed staff, produces in excess of 10,000 meals a week and an annual budget of in excess of £2M. 

 Key Relationships

The role will include working with all levels of clinical and non-clinical staff across all Trust sites as well as working closely with customers of the services, key stakeholders and external agencies such as Environmental Health/Trading Standards Officers from Croydon Council. 


Interviews will be held on the 21st December 2017

No smoking policyPositive about disabled people

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paul Hammond on ext 4447 or email on

If you have problems applying, contact

0208-401 3638