Ward Host/Hostess - 37.5 hours per week - Amersham

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1028254/76209/TH
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Amersham
  • Salary: £9.20 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £9.20 per hour
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for customer service? 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 Ward Host / Hostess to join the Medirest Family. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated Patient Dining team, who deliver  outstanding catering services.

As a Ward Host/Hostess you would provide a warm and welcoming environment for patients, every day is different and by facilitating patient's nutrition and hydration needs, you  can make a real difference!

Job Description

Ward Host/Hostess

  • £9.20 per hour, 37.5 hours per week
  • Based in Amersham - HP7 0JD
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

As a Ward host/Hostess in your day to day role you will; 

  • Provide menus, take orders from patients and support with all dietary and allergen queries.
  • Prepare and deliver, lunch and dinner service.
  • Clear down ward areas and wash up dirty dishes ensuring that the kitchen is fully prepared for next service.
  • Liaise with ward staff to ensure patients' needs are met in a timely manner.
  • Offer a great customer service by always putting the patient first.
Who you are:

The ideal candidate should have;

  • Awareness of food & hygiene standards
  • Passionate about patient 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 Catering 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 patients.

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!

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.

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

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.