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Ward Host/Hostess

Grade A

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Ward Host/Hostess
Grade A
Permanent: Vacancy has arose due to increase in hours of exsisting staff leaving 18hrs
Part time: 18 hours per week
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Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd
Employer type
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
£17,451 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
06/08/2020 23:59

Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions is a new dynamic organisation working in partnership  with a strong organisational and personal development focus.

With approximately 5700 employees and a turnover of £352 million, the Trust provides a comprehensive range of secondary care services to the people of Calderdale and Huddersfield and has an exceptional reputation for service delivery.

The Foundation Trust aims to design and implement services, policies and measures that meet the diverse needs of our service, population and workforce.

Message from Alastair Graham, Chair of Calderdale and Huddersfield Solutions Ltd

The successful candidate will be joining our organisation at an exciting time. CHS is an exceptional place to work with many amazing teams of hard working and dedicated staff, delivering high standards of estates, facilities and procurement services to Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and other customers. We have made significant changes in the way we work to meet the challenges of the changing NHS. This is a new organisation, wholly owned by the Foundation Trust, and the Board has full accountability for the delivery of high quality, cost effective services. The Trust itself has plans for a significant reconfiguration of its services, supported by a recent announcement of £196m of capital funding. 

Obviously this is an exciting time for us as we develop our commercial strategy and are set for growth. We are ensuring that the organisation is fit for purpose by introducing and embedding new skills and behaviours. The four key behaviours underpinning the whole of our strategy are:


  • We put the patient first
  • We ’go see’
  • We work together to get results
  • We do the must-do’s


We now have an opportunity for a ward Host/Hostess to help to develop and enhance the delivery of our patient focused services strategy.


The Person:

We are looking for someone ideally with experience of: The delivery of a Professional patient focused meal service ensuring all hygiene and safety standards are always maintained .



  • Demonstrate a professional customer focused service
  • Comply with Hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP).
  • Comply with all Trust policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Working in a hot environment, or in continuous chilled environment
  • Accurate collation and service of patient meal
  • Accurate completion of documentation.
  • Long periods of time spent on feet

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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 (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

Ashley Robinson
Job title
Assitant facilities manager
Email address
Telephone number
Additional information

Adrian Brown Tel: 01484355965  or Ashley Robinson 01484342444

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