Ward Hostess/Host - Peterborough City Hospital

Job Type:
Job Sector:
East Anglia
£8.21 to £8.21 per annum
Salary Description:
£8.21 - £8.21
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.

The core hours of work will be Saturday and Sunday and the successful candidate must be flexible to work 07:30am-15:30pm or 12:00pm-20:00pm when required. In return we can guarantee 15 hours per week.
Job Description
Exclusive offers on Perks at Working including, Discounts, Cinema Discount, Reloadable, Shopping Cards, Holiday Discounts and many more
Development opportunities including funded apprenticeships
Health and wellbeing programme
Compass Pension Scheme
Reward & recognition programme

Main ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the patient meal service in the hospital this role will involve direct interaction with Patients and Medical staff on ward areas during meal times with main duties to include:

Preparing of 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.
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.
Offering a great customer service by putting the patient first.

The Ideal Candidate
Good command of the English language with a passion for patient care and be able to liaise closely with ward staff
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 desirable but not essential as full training will be given
Be aware that this is a hospital 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 CompanyMedirest 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.


Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Katie Littlefield

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