Vacancy Nutrition Assistant FoodForcare

For FoodforCare, location Radboudumc, we are looking for catering toppers with a heart for care!

At least six times a day, the nutrition assistant visits patients with dishes. The patients receive an explanation of the ingredients on the spot and you focus on the intake of proteins. You are part of the recovery process, because you recommend the meal that best suits the patient's recovery. Then the patient decides what he likes.
As a nutrition assistant at Radboudumc, you therefore have a very important task. You provide the people (patients and their guests) on the wards with the most basic things in life: food and drink. In addition, you will come into contact with different departments in the hospital, where patients are admitted for the most diverse reasons.

Educational attainment





part time


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Who will succeed in this?

  • MBO/HBO work and thinking level
  • Affinity with care and hospitality
  • Ability to deal with difficult categories of patients (such as oncology, neurology, etc.)
  • Advisory ability to inspire patients to start eating
  • Commitment to your colleagues and the departments to deliver the best care together
  • Guest-oriented attitude, you are cared for and representative
  • Flexible to use, also on weekends
  • Willingness to follow specific training courses (food safety, dietetics, product knowledge, hospitality etc)


What do we have to offer you?

  • A nice varied job within a friendly team where your opinion is valued
  • Possibility from 18 to 30 hours a week
  • Fixed working hours from 07:00 to 13:45 (morning shift) & 13:30 to 20:00 (afternoon shift)
  • You will hear your planning well in advance and it is possible to work with fixed days
  • Development opportunities in the healthcare sector and a wide range of internal training courses
  • Salary in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for contract catering
  • Direct patient contact and a lot of social interaction


All this makes this a valuable job that will certainly not look out of place on your CV!

"I was able to get started within a week!"
"I like customer contact the most in my job."
"Together with my colleagues, we get it done every day."
"Coming up with good and healthy dishes is the most beautiful thing there is."

Who are we?

FoodforCare is the unique nutritional formula for good food and drink in healthcare. Patients are served small, tasty and tempting dishes at five to seven eating moments throughout the day. All dishes within FoodforCare have been specially developed with fresh and healthy ingredients and contain important nutritional values that are important for the individual patient and his / her recovery.

Radboudumc is a university medical center located in the oldest city in the Netherlands: Nijmegen. This hospital strives to be at the forefront and to make an active contribution to the development of sustainable, innovative and affordable healthcare. The dissemination and expansion of knowledge and expertise is central to this. The hospital offers space for just under 600 beds, spread over 21 departments.

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