Food & Beverage Assistant [Bank Staff] - The Portland Hospital
An exciting opportunity to join our talented Food & Beverage Team has become available at the prestigious Portland Hospital (W1W 5AH). Our Food & Beverage services include Patient Dining, Staff Dining, and Hospitality which means our Food & Beverage Assistants interact with Patients, Guests and other hospital colleagues. We are currently recruiting a Full Time Food & Beverage Assistant to help maintain our high standards of Patient & Guest Satisfaction.
Why join Medirest Signature?
- Attractive core benefits ranging from retail discounts/cheap cinema tickets all the way up to savings on mortgages and utilities, for you and up to 5 additional family members or close friends.
- Optional Learning & Development and the chance to learn new skills at no cost. Opportunities range from Talent programmes that develop future supervisors and managers, all the way to nationally-recognised apprenticeship qualifications that could unlock the next chapter in your career
As a Food & Beverage Assistant you will largely be responsible for the Patient Dining services. This service involves direct interaction with Patients, Guests and Clinical Teams. Main duties include:
- Greeting patients and guests, delivering their menus, taking their orders, advising where necessary on allergens and dietary requirements
- Working with the culinary teams to prepare and present Breakfast, Lunch & Supper meals
- Delivering meals directly to patients with an enthusiastic attitude
- Offering and serving hot beverage rounds
- Clearing down of wards and maintain a hygienic catering environment
- Liaise with Clinical Teams to ensure patients’ needs are met in a timely manner
- Offer a great guest service by putting the patient first
- Above all else; customer-service skills! These are a must for this role as it requires direct interaction with patients
- Previous catering and healthcare experience are desirable but not essential
- Ability to work in a fast-paced healthcare environment and a flexible approach to working patterns
- Awareness of food & hygiene standards
- Good command of the English language with a passion for patient care
About the company
The Food & Beverage Team is part of Medirest Signature; the specialist private healthcare arm of Compass Group UK & Ireland Ltd. Medirest Signature draws on the healthcare heritage of Compass Group as well as the world-leading foodservice expertise, in order to deliver 5-star support services to the private healthcare market.