Waiter / Waitress


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Up to £11.23 per hour, inclusive of all enhancements
Working Hours:
42 hours per week, 12 hour shifts (7am - 7pm), rolling rota 4 days on / 4 days off
Chichester, West Sussex
Closing Date:
Job Types:
Wellington Grange

It’s more than a possibility

Waiter / Waitress

Based at Wellington Grange, Chichester PO19 6ED

Average of 42 hours per week, 12 hour shifts (7am - 7pm). Week 1, 48 hours: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. Week 2, 36 hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Additional hours / overtime opportunities available to suit your circumstances

Up to £11.23 per hour inclusive of all enhancements

Pay breakdown:

Basic Pay Rate: £8.91 per hour

Plus £1.50 p/h weekend enhancement 

Enhancements for a relevant, job specific NVQ or Diploma Level qualification are paid as follows:  NVQ 2 additional 56p p/h, OR NVQ 3 additional 82p p/h


Join us as a Waiter / Waitress and make a difference

Now is the time to find a new, rewarding career, delivering care, compassion and commitment. Our multi-award-winning team provides the highest standards of care and comfort to support our residents’ health and wellbeing.

You’ll contribute to the exceptional care we provide to our residents, keeping true to our values of being ‘friendly, kind, individual, reassuring and honest’. You will play a vital role in ensuring residents’ satisfaction, checking that they are enjoying their meals and taking action to correct any problems. We’ll expect you to deliver an excellent waiting service for food and beverages. We offer a variety of restaurant shifts throughout the day and evening. Depending on your shift and residents’ needs, you may provide room service for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. At all times, we will require you to maintain general Health and Safety standards.

Working with us offers you a superb range of benefits including:

  • Paid breaks
  • Support with professional development and diploma qualifications in hospitality
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • Friendly team and great support network of internal professionals
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Reward for you if you recommend others to work for us
  • Annual pay review
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances
  • Choice of hot or cold meals and drinks on duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About You

Previous experience is helpful but isn’t necessary.  If you have waiting experience or have worked in catering, restaurant, hospitality or a similar background then this will be an advantage. Ideally you will have some transferable skills working with customers to high standards.

Why choose Colten Care?

We are a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes in Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex. All are fantastic homely environments registered for nursing care, with four specifically dedicated to dementia care. Seven of our homes are officially rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site Carehome.co.uk (rating awarded March 2020).  

For more information about the role of Waiter / Waitress, please call 01425 482477.