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Closing Date January 2022

Reference CH/21/12

Kingsbridge Private Hospital is currently seeking to recruit an additional Chef within the Catering department. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated chef to join the Kitchen team in our state-of-the-art hospital on the Lisburn Road.

As well as the excellent medical care from doctors, nursing staff and other healthcare professionals, the hospital’s catering department plays an instrumental role in helping patients make a speedy recovery with their healthy  local cuisine.

Location Kingsbridge Private Hospital Belfast
Salary £20,470 - £22,060
Department Catering
Contract Temporary
Hours Full Time
Responsible to Catering Manager
Accountable to General Manager

Job Summary

The Chef will be responsible for assisting the Catering Manager and the Head Chef in the running of Kingsbridge Private Hospital catering service. They will be required to work five, 8-hour shifts per week, including weekends and have an ability to cope under pressure, in a calm and efficient manner. 

The ideal candidates should have at least 3 years’ restaurant experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing healthy and varied lunch options to staff and patients on a daily basis
  • Helping to manage food purchasing and storage ensuring targets are met in relation to food costs
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment
  • Having an ability to demonstrate an up to date and in depth understanding of the industry
  • Supervising the service to ensure presentation of food is compliant with 5* standards
  • Working calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Working as part of a team but also independently 


The above list is not exhaustive and additional / alternative tasks may be required from time to time as directed.

Person Specification:



  • Food hygiene qualification such as the Institute of Environmental Health Officers (IEHO) Advanced Level



  • At least 3 years’ restaurant experience


Special Knowledge and Skills

  • An awareness of HACCP Principles


Personal Attributes

  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Commitment to ongoing development
  • Willingness to provide flexible cover as and when required




  • City & Guilds certificates 7061/2/3 or a relevant NVQ (e.g. in food preparation and catering)


Closing date for all applications is Wednesday 19th January 2022 at 4PM.

Please submit an application AND monitoring form to apply. CV's will not be accepted.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete an application and monitoring form and return to the recruitment team at:
Human Resources Department, Kingsbridge Healthcare Group, Channel Wharf, 21 Old Channel Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9DE or email to

Download Application Form Download Monitoring Form

For queries, or further information, please contact the HR Department on 028 9073 5232.

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