Patient Catering Assistant- Southend University Hospital Part time hours

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/291891/66191
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2019
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Southend on Sea
  • Salary: £8.21 to £9.21 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £8.21 - £8.21
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Do you want a job that makes a difference? If yes, then look no further!  We currently have an exciting opportunity for talented Catering Assistant. You will join our highly motivated Medirest team, who deliver outstanding customer service to patients and visitors within Southend University Hospital.

Please note core working hours are: 

Monday-Friday 4.00pm-7.00pm/ Weds-Sun 4pm-7pm or Sat-Weds 4pm-7pm based on a permanent contract 

Job Description

Compass benefits:

Rewards & Recognition 

Long Service Awards

Company sick pay after 1 year length of service 

Additional 2 days holiday entitlement after 2 years length of service 

Perks at work offering to name a few:

  • Retail Discounts
  • Cinema Discounts
  • Reloadable Shopping Cards
  • Holiday Discounts 
Main Responsibilities

Our Ward Catering Assistant work individually on patient wards serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in a busy, fast paced environment.

Taking patients orders through the ipad, checking dietary needs, food temperature before serving, You will ensure your kitchen/working station is clean at all times, washing up and putting away all cutlery. 

You will be working towards a very tight schedule ability to work under pressure and time management is imperative for this role. 

This role will suit a caring, compassionate person who has excellent organisational skills.

The Ideal Candidate
  • Excellent customer service skills with attentive customer care
  • Happy to work solo 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • IT Literate 
About The Company

Medirest part of Compass Group is the UK and Ireland's No.1 Catering and support services provider - market leaders in the provision of catering, retail, leisure and support services in the Defence & Offshore sector.

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision, we live by the values of Integrity, Team work, Passion, Can-Do and Responsibility