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General Assistant


Our client are the contractor on site at one of the main hospitals in Headington, Oxford.

We are looking to recruit a number of candidates to work within the catering team of the hospital. This is a patient facing role, where you will be interacting daily with patients within the hospital, assisting them in taking their breakfast, lunch & dinner orders.

Orders are taken via a tablet/iPad (full training is provided). You will assist the patient by going through the menus and the available meals/options to them. Then selecting the appropriate selections and sending those orders electronically through to the kitchen team, who will prepare those meals.

Candidates will be expected to assist in other areas within the hospital as required – full training will be provided.

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Job summary

  • Oxford
  • Various hours per week
  • Temporary role
  • 10.33

About the role

– Friendly, polite, patient and understanding that you will be dealing with vulnerable patients

– As part of the catering team, you break up the day for the patients, who sometimes are keen to speak or interact with other people. You have a duty of care/responsibility to be approachable and helpful at all times

– Reliability is key. it is essential that the hospital has staff in on the days they are due to work and on time.


You will be required to attend an interview at the hospital, where you will be asked to fill in a health & safety questionnaire, a Covid risk assessment form, and in some instances, a basic English written test.

Once successful, you will be taken to get an ID badge and your uniform.

At the end of your first week, a DBS certificate is ordered (which is a requirement for working within the hospital) and this is deducted from your first payslip.

About you


Monday – Friday, 7am-3pm

Candidates are expected to be flexible to work the occasional weekend, on a rota basis.

Overtime is available

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