Kitchen Assistant - Addenbrookes Hospital

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/886412/89322/KL
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £9.20 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £9.20 per hour
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Kitchen Assistant

Are you looking for a new challenge? For a rewarding job where you have the opportunity to make a real difference? Would you like to contribute to the greater good of the healthcare field? If so, then we would love to hear from you!  

A new opportunity has arisen for a Kitchen Assistant to join the Medirest family. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated retail team, who deliver outstanding catering services for patients, visitors and staff.  

What we'll give:

Kitchen Assistant

  • £9.20 per hour, 35 hours per week 
  • 5 days out of 7
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork 
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you 
  • Pension contribution  
More about the role:

Kitchen Assistant

  • Ensure all correct food is and non-food items are allocated to the appropriate wards and service areas
  • Ensure all food is stored, handled and presented at the correct temperature and in accordance with Food Handling and Hygiene Regulations
  • Advise of any quality issues with products used
  • Ensure stock rotation to minimise wastage 
  • Clean all areas during and after use
Who you are:
  • Awareness of food & hygiene standards   
  • Passionate about customer care, with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and healthcare staff.   
  • 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 hospital environment and aware at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress.   
  • It doesn't matter if you've never worked as a Kitchen 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 customers  
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Baring Service check; costs met by the employer. 
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

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.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.