We are seeking enthusiastic, passionate Catering Assistant to join our busy fast paced Restaurant within our hospital 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.Package description
Medirest is part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who provide a full range of Services (including staff, patient and visitors catering, domestics, portering and security) at over 130 NHS Trust and private hospitals.
The successful applicant will be fully flexible in regards to their working week in order to meet the needs of the business, in return we will guarantee you a minimum of 22 hours.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 roleIdeal 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.