Housekeeping & Catering Assistant

  • Location:


  • Status:

    Permanent, full time

  • Salary:

    £20,378 per annum

  • Closing Date:

    2nd June 2023

Become part of The Myton Team and help us to make a difference…

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join our friendly team as a Housekeeping & Catering Assistant. If you are sociable, flexible and have knowledge of food safety and hygiene, this could be the ideal role for you.

Our Housekeeping & Catering Assistants:

  • Prepare meals for patients, visitors and staff
  • Undertake cleaning duties
  • Ensure appropriate standards are maintained

All our Housekeeping and Catering Assistants have a main work location but on occasion may be required to cover any of our three sites (Coventry, Warwick or Rugby).

The working pattern will be 5 days per week, either early (07:00-15:00) or late shifts (10:30-18:30). You will work some weekends and bank holidays, on a rota basis, and enhancements will be paid for these shifts.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • NVQ or RQF level 2 in Food Hygiene
  • Previous housekeeping or kitchen experience
  • Ability to travel to our sites in Coventry, Warwick and Rugby

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Housekeeper; Catering Assistant; Caterer; Kitchen Assistant; Housekeeping Assistant; Cleaner; Cleaning Assistant.

Benefits of working at Myton

Myton is an amazing place to work, where the role every person plays has a positive impact for our patients, living with terminal illnesses, and their families. In recognition of this, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • A generous pension contribution
  • 28 days annual leave increasing with long service, plus Bank Holidays, an additional leave purchase option
  • Free parking at our Hospice sites
  • Winter savings plan
  • NHS Blue Light Card discount scheme
  • Employee assistance programme and mental health first aiders
  • 24/7 GP service
  • Free eye tests
  • Death in service benefit
  • Subsidised meals and complementary drinks
  • Free sanitary products
  • ‘Doing our Bit’ online personal training platform
  • Menopause support

About The Myton Hospices

The Myton Hospices is an organisation at the forefront of palliative and end of life care across Coventry and Warwickshire and with a national profile. We have 3 hospices, 2 inpatient units and an ever-developing range of outpatient and community based services.

We have over 300 staff and almost 1000 volunteers who are committed to improving the quality of life for patients and their families. Our people are central to the success of our palliative care services, fundraising, support teams and extensive retail footprint. We are a much loved and well supported charity, at the heart of our community.

We are committed to building an inclusive workplace and encourage everyone to bring their true selves to work. However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, we welcome you to apply. If there are any adjustments that would help improve your experience with Myton, we encourage you to share this with us.

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates who are currently under-represented in our hospices. We also believe our interview process should be inclusive and transparent. If there is anything missing, or a way we can improve, please do let us know.

How to apply

Please click ‘Apply’ below to answer a few short questions and attach your CV.

If you have any questions, please contact Myton Recruitment on 01926 838 849 or email

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