V21 Café @ Rookwood

Trainee stocking fridge at V21 Cafe @ Rookwood

Would you like to work in a hospital café?

V21 Café @ Rookwood is located in the waiting area of the busy Artificial Limbs and Appliances Centre at Cardiff's Rookwood Hospital.

As a trainee here, you will have the opportunity to develop your catering skills by providing food and refreshments to hospital staff, visitors and patients. You will also receive food hygiene training, and learn all the tasks of working in a café.

You will have lots of opportunities to gain social skills and confidence as you work with the general public.

Together, we will develop a training plan to suit you. You could learn skills such as:

  • Food preparation.
  • Catering for special dietary requirements.
  • Knife skills.
  • Maintaining, cleaning and wearing kitchen uniform.
  • Making sandwiches and baguettes.
  • Serving hot and cold food and drinks.
  • Setting tables.
  • Using a till and handling money.
  • Using kitchen equipment.
  • Cleaning and washing up.
  • Defrosting and cleaning the fridge and freezer.
  • Food hygiene.


Trainees attend the V21 Café @ Rookwood from 9:00am - 3:00pm.



V21 Café @ Rookwood, ALAC Unit Rookwood Hospital, Fairwater Road, Cardiff, CF5 2XN


Visiting someone at Rookwood Hospital or have an appointment, grab some refreshments at V21 Café @ Rookwood, located in the Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre.