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Retail Service Assistant

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Manchester University Fountation Trust
£17,460 - £18,702 per annum (pro rata)
22/01/2019 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

We currently have opportunities for Retail Service Assistants to work at our Oxford Road site, part of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

Working for Sodexo but based on site at one of the largest North West NHS Trusts, you would working as part of a large team to provide support services to patients, visitors and other members of the public.

The roles will involve assisting with the preparation and service of all foods including raw ingredients required for staff and visitor food services. You will ensure that all foods are produced and served in a safe and hygienic manner at all times and possess the following skills:

- excellent communication & relationships Skills
- the ability to work well as part of a team
- an average level of numeracy and literacy skills
- possess Basic Food Hygiene and NVQ level 1 or equivalent relevant experience
- previous retail experience is desired but not essential

It is expected that all employees provide a courteous, helpful, efficient and polite service to both the patients and employees of the MRI at all times, and ensure that the standards of quality and helpfulness are maintained.


There are 3 positions available, each with a different rota shown below;

Saturday & Sunday – 9.00 – 17.00 (15 hours per week)

Monday to Friday - 11.30 – 19.30 (30 hours per week)

Monday – 13.00 – 19.00, Tuesday – 15.00 – 19.00, Wednesday – 15.00 – 19.00, Thursday – 13.00 – 19.00, Friday - 15.00 – 19.00 (24 hours per week)

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