Ward Catering Assistant - Evenings - Addenbrookes Hospital

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£7.5 - £8.01
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
05 Sep 2017
Ref
compass/TP/64016/34901/GB
Contact
Mr George Baglin
Job Function
Food & Beverage
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Medirest is the specialist healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland. As the UK’s leading healthcare support service provider, our aim is to improve patient experience by providing a clean andhygienic environment, and the highest quality patient-dining experience.

An exciting opportunity to join our Housekeeping Team has become available at Addenbrookes Hospital. We are currently recruiting for part-time Ward Catering Assistants (Housekeepers) to help achieve these aims. Shift patterns for this position are Monday-Friday 16:00 - 18:30 or 16.00 - 20.00.

Main responsibilities

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who can demonstrate initiative and take responsibility for patient dining and the clean and hygienic maintenance of a particular ward.

Main responsibilities include;

  • Distributing daily menus while communicating menu information and product choices to patients
  • Liaising with the Nursing team and Dietitians to assist with patient orders
  • Preparing and serving meal choices
  • Clearing ward after meal service
  • Replenishing disposable items (hand towels/safety gloves etc)
  • Maintaining the required standards of cleanliness in allocated area in line with cleaning schedules

Full training provided.

Ideal candidate

The Ideal Candidate will be:

  • Safe, Kind and Consideration
  • Be passionate and take pride in their work
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the business
  • Well organised
  • Have excellent people skills
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team.

Previous cleaning/catering experience and knowledge is desirable.

About the company

At Medirest, we believe that creating the right opportunities for the right people is the key to the Hospitals renowned success. We offer Agenda for Change contracts which means that although you will not be employed by the NHS, you will enjoy progressive pay scales, generous Annual Leave entitlements, as well as other attractive Terms and Conditions. So be a part of one of the country’s leading Hospitals and begin a rewarding role with Medirest.

For more information about our services within healthcare, visit our website at www.medirest.co.uk.