Catering Manager

  • Job Reference: com/0807/41805002/52663120/SU
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Employer: Compass Group
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  • Location: Chase Farm Hospital
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Role: Catering Manager
Location: Chase Farm 
Salary: £35,000 PA

Are you passionate about creating nutritious and delicious meals? Do you have a knack for managing teams and ensuring top-notch service? If so, we want you to join our healthcare family as a Patient Catering Manager!

We are committed to providing exceptional care and comfort to our patients. Our dedicated catering team plays a crucial role in this mission by delivering meals that are not only nourishing but also delightful.

Make a difference in the lives of patients by ensuring they receive nutritious and enjoyable meals whilst working in a collaborative and caring environment where your contributions are valued with opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement. 

  • Leadership: Oversee the daily operations of the patient catering department, including menu planning, meal preparation, and delivery.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure all meals meet dietary requirements and health standards.
  • Team Management: Lead, train, and motivate a team of catering staff to provide excellent service.
  • Budget Management: Monitor and control the catering budget, ensuring cost-effective operations.
  • Patient Interaction: Work closely with patients, understanding their dietary needs and preferences to tailor meal plans accordingly.
  • Compliance: Maintain compliance with all health and safety regulations, and continuously improve processes and standards.
  • Experience: Previous experience in a catering management role, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Skills: Strong leadership, organisational, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge: In-depth understanding of dietary requirements and food safety regulations.
  • Attributes: Compassionate, patient-focused, and detail-oriented.
Join us in delivering care and comfort through exceptional catering services!

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:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • 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

About Us

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/0807/41805002/52663120/SU

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!