Ward Host

Location
Glasgow
Salary
£7.83 - £7.83
Posted
07 Aug 2018
Closes
04 Sep 2018
Ref
compass/TP/330451/42344/ROSS3
Contact
Ms Recruit Healthcare
Job Function
Customer Service
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

A great opportunity to join our passionate Patient Dining team on a permanent basis has become available to work within our busy healthcare setting facilitating patients nutrition and hydration needs

This role will suit a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Package description

We have an exciting opportunity for two Catering Assistants to join our team at BMI Ross Hall, Glasgow. The role will involve the cold production of food, and the contract is part-time 15 hours per week. The successful applicant must be able to cover shifts Monday to Sunday between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

Main responsibilities
  • Undertaking a variety of tasks within the catering facility including; serving hot & cold food, clearing tables, refreshment service, operating the till & cash handling
  • You will be required to work under your own initiative and also as part of a team
  • To prepare food items using very basic cooking skills i.e. baked potatoes with salad garnish and filling, preparing sandwiches, cooking of eggs, bacon, chips.
  • Ensuring all areas are kept clean and tidy to promote a safe working environment at all times
  • A smart and tidy appearance is imperative to this role
Ideal candidate
  • Good command of the English language with a passion for patient care and be able to liaise closely with ward staff
  • Awareness of food & hygiene standards
  • Must have a 'Can do' attitude
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced healthcare environment and has a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business.
  • Previous Catering experience and knowledge is desirable but not essential as full training will be given
  • Be aware that this is a hospital environment and at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress.
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Baring Service check costs, are met by the employer
About the company

Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

We offer great discounts such as discounted cinema tickets, gyms membership, food outlets and supermarkets as well as life insurance and the option to join the company pension scheme. We offer further training by offering an accredited qualification through our NVQ program.