Patient service assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
North West
£11.45 to £11.45 per hour
Salary Description:
£11.45 plus Sodexo Benefits
Job Ref:

As a Patient Service Assistant at Sodexo in Wythenshawe Hospital - M23 9LT, you are a key member of the of the Ward facilities team, providing a helpful and courteous catering service whilst maintaining a clean, hygienic environment. Your daily interaction with patients on the ward, will assist in ensuring what can be a stressful time is made easier for our patients, visitors and our staff. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way. 

What you’ll do:

Assist in the preparation/regeneration of patient meals whilst ensuring compliance of Food Hygiene regulations
Ensure company expectations are met, this includes recording any necessary temperatures prior to service.
Adhere to any special dietry requirements patients may have, ensuring meals served meet the necessary requirement for that patient.
Preparation and service of a range of snacks, hot and cold beverages must be available to patients as instructed by nursing staff.
Clear and wash cutlery and crockery following service, ensuring level of cleanliness and hygiene for all equipment within the ward kitchens are compliant with company standards and expectations
Household waste to be handled in accordance with the Trust’s Infection Control and Waste Disposal policies.
Carry out general cleaning tasks i.e., damp dusting of all furniture, fixtures, fittings, skirting, and interior glass doors and high dusting of walls, ledges, perimeter fittings, and paintwork.
Clean all sanitary fittings and fixtures and replenish consumables i.e., paper towels, toilet rolls, soap etc.

What you bring: 

A team player with superb communication skills   
Previous experience in a similar role is a bonus, but a can-do attitude and complete customer focus will tick the box.   
Approachable, compassionate, and friendly personality - The position holder will regularly form close bonds with long-term patients and their families. Dealing with Patient deterioration and Bereavement may have an emotional impact on the postholder.
Food hygiene level 2 or above would be great, but don’t worry if you don’t have this, we are still keen to hear from you.

What we offer:  

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:                                                                                                                          

Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including a variety of learning and development tools.
Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
Flexible and dynamic work environment  
Competitive compensation  
Full training and full protective uniform supplied.  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.
Package Description
Patient service assistant 
22.5 Hours
Monday to Friday 15:00-19:30
Frequent transport links close by
Family leave options
Training, development, and progression opportunities
Refer a friend scheme 

Please see the attached full job description for this role.

Please note this postholder will frequently be exposed to unpleasant odours and will be required to support with the cleaning of bodily fluids.
About The CompanyAbout Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Gemma Ireland

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