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Catering Assistant - Kings Mill

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

To provide a catering service to the patients, of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust and also deliver meal services to other commercial organisation and NHS Trusts.

To provide food production for the patient meal service assisting with the general cleaning duties, maintaining high standards of hygiene throughout.

Your core hours of work will be 5 days / 7, you will be working 8am – 12pm or 2pm – 6pm, in return we can gurantee you 20 hours per week. 

Role Responsibility

To follow department procedures in providing a food service to patients whilst complying to the Food Safety Act 1990 to 1995.

  • Follow cleaning schedules and food hygiene procedures, including HACCP and COSHH

  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work under pressure maintaining effective customer care skills

  • Dealing with call back orders effectively to ensure all patients receive the meal of their choice.

  • The cleaning of all equipment and facilities for the provision of the service

  • Loading and dispatching of insulated food containers to all areas of the hospital.

  • Any other duty deemed necessary for the smooth running of the catering department

  • Pick, pack trolleys for wards, ensure the correct amount of food and supplies are sent to the wards or depts.

  • Prepare salads for delivery to the wards

  • Take ad hoc requests to the wards or depts. as required to by the decant supervisor

  • To drive the tug and trailer delivering trolleys to wards and depts.

The Ideal Candidate

To hold a basic food hygiene certificate or to be gained within three months.

  • To possess good verbal and written communication skills in order to liaise with a wide range of staff on ward areas.

  • To be able to communicate with a wide range of staff.

  • To understand that all HACCP documents in relation to quantity and temperature of food are completed and correct before despatch.

  • To understand and comply with operation manuals including food safety, and HACCP and COSHH

Package Description

Medirest is part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who provide a full range of Services (including staff, patient and visitors catering, domestics, portering and security) at over 130 NHS Trust and private hospital.

About the Company

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 offer great discounts such as discounted cinema tickets, gyms membership, food outlets and supermarkets as well as life insurance and the option to join the company pension scheme. We offer further training by offering an accredited qualification through our NVQ program.

Compass Group UK

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