Catering Assistant - Spice of Life Restaurant Whiston Hospital

Location
L35 5DR
Salary
£7.83 - £7.83
Posted
25 Oct 2018
Closes
22 Nov 2018
Ref
compass/TP/339597/45880
Contact
Ms Mahalia Kane
Job Function
Administration
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A great opportunity to join our passionate Catering team on a permanent basis has become available to work within our busy healthcare setting.

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.

The successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to their working week and hours, in return we can guarantee you 22 hours per week.

Package description

Medirest is part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who provide a full range of Hotel Services (including staff, patient and visitors catering, domestics, portering and security) at over 130 NHS Trust and private hospitals.

Main responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Setting up or closing down the Restaurant including managing opening and closing stock.
  • Use of tills and cash handling including opening and closing of tills in line with profit protection
  • Undertaking a variety of tasks within the catering facility including; serving hot & cold food, refreshment service, operating the till & cash handling
  • 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.
  • To assist in keeping the store tidy by cleaning tables and using dishwashers
  • Maintain stock levels by replenishing fridges and displays including stock rotation in accordance with company health and hygiene regulations.
  • To be knowledgeable about products and answer customer queries in a timely fashion.
Ideal candidate
  • Good command of the English language with a passion for patient care
  • 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 work
  • Previous Catering/ Retail experience and knowledge is desirable but not essential as full training will be given
  • 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.

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