General Manager

20 Nov 2017
18 Dec 2017
Mrs Hannah Bassett
Job Function
Operations Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

General Manager- Multi site

West Sussex

Salary c. £30-32K + Bonus + Perks at work benefits

Medirest is the specialist healthcare services arm of Compass Group, the world’s largest provider of catering and support services. Our national coverage includes service provision in over 50 acute hospitals, as well as a large number of smaller treatment centres.

We have a brand new opportunity for an innovative professional service driven General Manager to join the Management team overseeing 3 of our hospital contracts in West Sussex. You will be across the 3 sites and manage a team of highly skilled staff across the hospitality and retail area. 

The General Manager will organise and supervise the contract in accordance with and to the standards required by Compass Group UK & Ireland and the client. To be responsible for the overall efficient and effective management of the contract to provide great quality retail and catering services as required. Responsible for the management, development and training of all team members. Ensure your contract is compliant and run commercially in line with net growth and retention targets

What is on offer?

The General Manager will receive a highly competitive salary & perks at work benefits, a supportive management system, a trained and enthusiastic team and the opportunity to work for a company that embraces new ideas and a training and development culture. You will be encouraged to be the best you can be in this role. You will deliver excellent customer service and be flexible, proactive and ambitious.

  • Salary c. £30-32,000+ performance bonus + perks at work
  • Excellent training and development schemes
  • Monday to Friday -40 hour week- ( occasional weekends)
  • Excellent transport links
  • High street and online retail discounts
  • Performance related bonus
Main responsibilities

You will have overall responsibility for the retail units, the restaurants, patient dining and events/functions across the 3 hospitals. You will also be responsible for liaising with clients on a daily basis. This is one of our contracts where every day is different. You will need to be flexible, diligent and professional and be able to travel as business requires,

Ideal candidate

The position is generally Monday to Friday across a 40 hour week.

  • Previous restaurant general management / venue management
  • Strong knowledge of Food Safety & HSE
  • Passionate about food and service
  • A track record for managing within budget – great finance and commercial experience is a must
  • Evidence of ability to lead innovation and grow sales
  • Strong people manager
  • Client relationship building high on the agenda

You will be an outstanding communicator, able to liaise confidently with colleagues & clients and lead, engage & develop team members.

For more information on working for the Healthcare sector of Compass Group, and in particular this positon please contact Hannah Bassett by email –

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