Catering Assistant

L35 5DR
£7.5 - £7.5
08 Feb 2018
08 Mar 2018
Ms Mahalia Kane
Job Function
Front Of House
Contract Type
Full Time

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 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.

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