Hospital Catering Assistant
Temporary to Permanent for the right candidate
We are currently seeking a dedicated and reliable Hospital Catering Assistant to join our team. As a catering assistant, you will play a vital role in providing quality food services to patients, staff, and visitors while adhering to strict food safety and hygiene standards. This is a temporary position with the potential for permanent employment.
- Assist in the preparation and serving of meals to patients, staff, and visitors according to dietary requirements and portion control guidelines.
- Ensure that all food items are handled, stored, and prepared in a safe and hygienic manner, in compliance with Food and Hygiene Level 2 standards.
- Maintain cleanliness and organisation in the kitchen area, including washing dishes, utensils, and equipment.
- Assist in the receiving and storage of deliveries, checking for quality and quantity.
- Collaborate with the catering team to ensure smooth and efficient operations, including setting up and clearing dining areas.
- Follow all health and safety regulations, including the proper handling and disposal of waste.
- Provide excellent customer service, responding to inquiries and addressing any concerns promptly and professionally.
- Adhere to hospital policies and procedures, including infection control protocols.
- Food and Hygiene Level 2 certification is essential.
- Standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance is required.
- Previous experience in a catering or food service role is preferred.
- Knowledge of food safety and hygiene practices, including allergen awareness.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
- Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
- Flexibility to work shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
If you are a dependable and enthusiastic individual with a passion for providing exceptional food services in a hospital setting, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our dedicated team as a Hospital Catering Assistant!
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