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Facilities Operative Catering

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
  • Part time
  • Other
18.5 hours per week (Various hours available)
Job ref
University Hospital of Llandough/Hafan Y Coed
£18,576 - £19,918 per annum pro rata
Salary period
01/11/2021 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


We are looking for  motivated and enthusiastic persons with a flexible approach to work, to join our Catering Services team within Facilities at the University Hospital Llandough including  the Hafan y Coed Unit. 

The vacancy is a permanent and various hours available

20 x 1

17.5 x 1

 Any five from seven shifts.

Candidates must possess a current food hygiene certification, have good customer care skills and be able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team. Knowledge of catering within a hospital environment, COSHH, health & safety and infection control would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be provided.

The ideal candidate will need to have the ability to adapt to an ever changing health care environment. You will need to be organised and have experience of working in a busy service where you would be required to prioritise workloads according to schedules and service needs.

There are development opportunities for people with good organisational and communication skills and a good knowledge of delivering a quality service to patients, relatives and members of staff.

We offer excellent staff terms and conditions including enhanced rates of pay for weekend work, opportunity to join an excellent pension scheme, 27 annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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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 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Carl Sealy

Facilities Team Manager, UHL



Sarah Bartlett,

Catering Team Manager, UHB


David Wismann,

Assistant Catering Team Manager, UHL