Role: Ward Host/Catering Assistant
Unit: Southend University Hospital, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY
Hours of Work: Flexible - Days and Evenings available
Rate of Pay: £6.31 p/h
Start Date: Mid March
We currently have an exciting opportunity for experienced catering assistants to work in a busy, fast paced hospital environment!
By working with the Medirest team we offer the highest quality and most comprehensive range of support services to the healthcare sector. By working together as part of Compass Group, our business model is founded on our greatest asset; you - our people. Trained to deliver consistent first-class services, you will ensure you support services to run smoothly and reliably, while delivering great healthcare service with a smile.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in a customer service environment. Your role will be to collect, store, regenerate and deliver patient food and beverages to ward areas. You will also be responsible for serving and clearing food. An important aspect of the post is to maintain the highest possible standards of hygiene, food safety and customer care.
All candidates must possess excellent customer service skills with a passion for helping others. You are expected to have good command of the English language with the ability to communicate at all levels. The post holder must an enthusiastic, team player with a positive attitude. You will be hard working, committed person with a keen eye for detail and a fully flexible approach towards your work.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Experience in similar environment
- Be polite, professional and friendly at all times with customers, clients and Colleagues.
- Good people skills and able to work as part of a team
- Passion about food and customer service
- Good communication skills
- High standards and be quality driven
- A 'Can do' attitude
Previous experience in a similar environment would be an advantage, but full training will be given.
Please note all positions within the hospital environment will be subject to an enhanced security check