Catering Assistant

  • Job Reference: com/3005/61421004/52476177/WJ
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Employer: Compass Group
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary: £11.45 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

We're currently recruiting a dedicated Catering Assistant to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Healthcare on a full time basis, contracted to 40.25 hours per week.

As a Caterign Assistant, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Could you bring your spark to Healthcare? Here's what you need to know before applying:

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Serving the residents 3 meals a day in the main dining room (plated service)
  • Food preparation is limited to occasional veg prep
  • Prepare and provide refreshments and a hot and cold food service.
  • Washing up is required dependent on shift
  • Ensuring all areas are always kept clean and tidy to promote a safe working environment.
  • Disposal of waste.

Our ideal Catering Assistant will:

  • Awareness of food & hygiene standards
  • Passionate about care, with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business.
  • Confident working in a care home environment
  • It doesn't matter if you've never worked as a General Assistant before. What does matter to us the most, is taking pride in what you do and a willingness to learn and go the extra mile for our residents
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check; costs met by the employer.

Part of Compass Group UK&I, 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.

Job Reference: com/3005/61421004/52476177/WJ

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!