Food & Beverage Assistant [The Lister Hospital]

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/64016/64045/GB
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2019
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £9.18 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £9.18 - £9.18
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join our talented Food & Beverage Team has become available at the prestigious Lister Hospital (SW1W 8RH). 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 part-time Food & Beverage Assistant to help maintain our high standards of Patient & Guest Satisfaction.

This role is ideal for an individual with a caring nature and outgoing personality. This is a full-time role with flexible hours on a weekly rota basis, usually from either 7am till 3pm (early shift) or 2pm till 10pm (late shift).

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.

Main responsibilities

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
Ideal candidate
  • 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

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.
  • Guaranteed minimum hours - this is not a 0' hour position
  • Team activities available including festive parties and summer BBQs
  • 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
  • Work-life balance - the majority of our positions are daytime' meaning no late nights and the majority of our business happens Monday-Friday
  • The pride of contributing to the recovery and welfare of our patients