General Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£8.72 to £8.72 per hour
Salary Description:
£8.72 - £8.72
Compass Group
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A great opportunity to join our passionate Patient Dining team on a permanent basis has become available to work within our busy healthcare setting facilitating patients nutrition and hydration needs.

This role will suit a customer focused individual to join a world-leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.
Job DescriptionWe have an exciting opportunity for a General Assistant to join our team at RMBI James Terry Court in Croydon. This role includes serving the residents their three meals per day, cleaning, relaying tables between services and general cleaning of the dining room. Previous experience in a similar working environment is required. Uniforms are provided, meals are provided and training provided.

Please note this position is based on 18 hours per week, weekends only.
Main ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the patient meal service in this nursing home, this role will involve direct interaction with Patients during meal times with main duties to include:

Preparing for Breakfast, lunch & dinner meals and refreshments and deliver direct to patients
Deliver menus and take orders from patients, giving help and advice where necessary on allergens and dietary requirements
Offer a hot beverage round during each service
Liaise with ward staff to ensure patients’ needs are met in a timely manner
Offering great customer service by putting the patient first

The Ideal Candidate
Good command of the English language with a passion for patient care
Awareness of food & hygiene standards
Must have a 'Can do' attitude
Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team
Ability to work in a fast-paced healthcare environment and has a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business
Previous Catering experience and knowledge is essential
Be aware that this is a nursing environment and at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress

This position is subject to a Disclosure & Baring Service check costs, are met by the employer
About The CompanyCompass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

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.

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Recruit Healthcare

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