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Production Chef Apprenticeship

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Job summary

Level 2 / Level 3 Chef apprenticeship at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham

Post holder will work 37.5 hours per week whilst studying for their Level 2 / Level production chef qualification

Duties will include:

Assisting in food preparation

Ensuring Food preparation is accurate and timely

Cleaning of surfaces, utensils and electrical/mechanical equipment

Serving a variety of customers

Customer service - answering questions regarding the food prepared and any potential allergies that customers need to be aware of

Handling cash payments

Will be required to work some weekends

Main duties of the job

To provide support to Facilities Services in the delivery of a continuously improving high-quality service to patients, staff and visitors. To have an awareness of food safety and allergens and to be able to advise patients, staff, and visitors in food service outlets The postholder will contribute to ensuring that work is completed within time limits and service standards are met.The postholder should work closely with other staff to ensure a safe and pleasant environment is provided for patients, staff, and visitors.To ensure high quality and service standards are maintained in accordance with Facilities Services and Trust procedures.Assists in providing a high quality, safe and nutritious food service, and an awareness of allergens in line with Food Safety Legislation.Assist in the food preparation, delivery and service of patient and staff food.Accepting, checking and correct storage of deliveries.Work within the HACCP Food Safety Management System completing of relevant paperwork within Facilities.All equipment, utensils, working surfaces and areas to be kept clean and tidy, using correct cleaning methods, equipment, and chemicals.To operate electrical/mechanical machinery and equipment safely after training and to bring any defects and needs for repair to the attention of the appropriate manager.Accounting and handling of cash as per procedures laid down in the Trust financial instructions and departments operational procedure document (site specific).

About us

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Trust is a very special hospital; big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.

The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace.

The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you.

To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website.

Date posted

14 March 2023

Pay scheme



Depending on experience £21,318 per annum, pro rata if part time




15 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Northfield Birmingham

Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP

Northfield, Birmingham

B31 2AP


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