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NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
Part time - 25 hours per week (over a 5 day period)
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Westmorland General hospital
£19,737 - £21,142 Per Annum Pro rata
Salary period
04/08/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

Post Details

Pastry Chef

Hours 25 hours per week which may involve working weekends

Responsible to Head Chef/Catering Manager


The candidates should hold their Food foundation certificate/Basic food hygiene and have knowledge of working within a large industrial kitchen

Within your role you will be required to contribute on going to your own personal development with support from the departmental management team


Main duties of the job

We are currently looking at recruiting a Pastry Chef within our busy kitchen

Are you that Chef who has natural flare and baking is your passion? then you might be the Chef we are looking for we are looking for someone who can work of their own initiative and bring different ideas to our pastry area of the department

The ideal candidates should have achieved their Food Preparation and cooking NVQ level 2 or the equivalent, have good communication skills and be able to work under pressure.





Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals-Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre. 

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services. 

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses. 

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/  

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Education and qualifications
  • Qualification to NVQ level two food preparation and cooking ,
  • Foundation food Hygiene Qualification
  • Relevant working experience in a restaurant hotel kitchen or Current working knowledge of a bulk service production kitchen.
Desirable criteria
  • Hold or be prepared to work towards NVQ level three food related qualification.
  • Hold or work towards Intermediate / Advanced food Hygiene Qualification
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Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracy Litt
Job title
Catering Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01229 491001
Additional information

For further details please contact Mrs Tracy Litt tracy.litt@mbht.nhs.uk

01229 491001