Current Vacancies

Bank Catering Operative (Mirfield)

Closing Date: 23rd June 2024 9:00 pm
Location: Mirfield
Hours: Zero Hours
Shifts: 9:30am – 2:30pm
Salary: £11.47/hr

Job title: Bank Catering Operative
Location: Mirfield, WF14 0DQ
Salary: £11.47/hr
Hours: Zero hour contract, but typically Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 2.30pm.

We are a charity founded in 1954 and have a number of adult and children’s residential homes, including an outstanding school, and on-site speech therapy, physiotherapy and hydro-therapy services.

We have achieved a reputation of attaining very high service standards, working with children, young people and adults who have complex and multiple physical disabilities and associated communication, sensory and learning difficulties.

Day-to-day duties

Are you passionate about food and customer service? Join our dynamic catering team where you’ll play a crucial role in delighting our customers with enjoyable meals and exceptional service. Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • From hot meals to fresh salads, sandwiches, and sweet treats, you’ll play an important part in the variety of what we offer. Your creativity will shine as you bake, decorate, and prepare dishes to perfection.
  • We take food safety seriously. You’ll follow health and safety guidelines, as well as COSHH regulations, ensuring that every meal is not only delicious but also safe for our customers.
  • Keeping our displays well-stocked is essential. You’ll manage inventory levels, place orders, and minimize waste, ensuring we’re always ready to serve.
  • As part of our team, you’ll handle cash transactions, balance the float, and contribute to the smooth financial operation of our catering service.
  • Following service instructions meticulously, you’ll maintain high standards. Whether it’s plating a dish or setting up refreshments for meetings, your attention to detail will make every meal memorable.
  • Our 5-star rating depends on cleanliness. You’ll keep our kitchen and dining areas sparkling clean, and create an inviting atmosphere for our guests.
  • Collaboration is key. You’ll work closely with the catering manager and your fellow team members, fostering a positive environment where everyone thrives.

What we look for from our staff:

  • Confidence – being self-assured, asking for help when you need it and challenging behaviour or practices that you feel are inappropriate or unsafe.
  • Curiosity – being inquisitive and welcoming change, asking questions about the way that we do things and why, and putting yourself forward to try new things.
  • Happiness – being cheerful and positive, bringing your best self to work and sharing your enthusiasm for life with the people we are here to support.
  • Kindness – being caring and compassionate, reaching out to your colleagues if they look like they’re struggling, being an active member of the team and working together to achieve shared goals.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary and great pension scheme.
  • Paid pre-employment training to give you a great head start.
  • An employee rewards scheme with retail discounts and more.
  • A comprehensive employee assistance program, including support for mental health, wellbeing activities and much more.
  • A fantastic, open, and supportive working environment.
  • Training & Development opportunities to support your development.
  • A wealth of opportunities to gain experience in a variety of skills.

To find out more, please contact Heather Morn (Catering Supervisor) on [email protected] or 01924 490833.

Hollybank Trust is committed to Safeguarding vulnerable people, and our Safer Recruitment process requires all employees to have an Enhanced DBS check and reference checks in line with our Recruitment policy.


Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship to work in the UK, and we do ask that you have 6 months of UK based work experience prior to applying. 

We want people from underrepresented groups such as Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBTQIA+) communities to succeed at Hollybank Trust and our policies and procedures ensure that this can happen. Click here to find out more about our approach to equality and diversity.

Hollybank Trust is a Disability Confident employer. We are actively working to recruit and retain people with disabilities and long-term health conditions into our work force. If you are an applicant who has a disability, you will be offered an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.