Overview

Salary: £11.44 per hour

Shift hours: Full Time

£11.44 per hour, 35 hours per week
Please note: it is 5 over 7 role including weekends.
Working weekends – alternate Sat and Sunday 
Shift times 7-2.30 and 10.30-6pm
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for customer service? Would you like to contribute to the greater good of the healthcare field? If so, then we would love to hear from you!
A new opportunity has arisen for a Ward Host / Hostess to join the Medirest Family. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated Patient Dining team, who deliver outstanding catering services.
As a Ward Host / Hostess you would provide a warm and welcoming environment for patients, every day is different and by facilitating patient’s nutrition and hydration needs, you can make a real difference!
We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
Key Responsibilities include:
  • To be polite, professional and friendly at all times with customers, clients and colleagues
  • To ensure the highest level of customer care is adhered to at all times
  • To demonstrate a can‐do attitude towards individual customer requests and strive to exceed customer expectations
  • To maximise all sales opportunities through selling techniques
  • To accept payment and give change to customers, including operating a till
  • To produce salads, sandwiches, baguettes
  • To cook soups, breakfasts, light cooking
  • To work on own at times
  • To open and to close kitchen
  • To acquire a good knowledge of all products in order to be able to advise individual customers on their product choice
  • To actively gain customer feedback, passing information gained onto your line manager.
  • To always look out for opportunities to develop our service
  • As part of our commitment for continuous improvement and innovation, all colleagues are encouraged to seek ways to improve work activities and promote efficiency. 
  • To prepare, produce and serve food to the brand standard applicable to the site/ unit
Our ideal Kitchen Assistant will:
  • Good communication skills in order to be able to liaise with a wide range of team members and customers within your work environment
  • Able to comply with legislation and follow all rules and regulation laid down in the staff handbook and unit policy statements, with regard to uniform, personal hygiene, health and safety
  • Criminal Records Bureau security checks required where applicable in accordance with Employment Law and Legislation
  • SIA, Credit check, Security checks if applicable, depending on the role you carry out
  • Customer service focused
  • Team player and can‐do attitude
  • Takes pride in personal appearance and hygiene
  • Self motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a positive attitude
  • Experience of working in a busy environment especially during service times 
  • Experience of working in environments involving high levels of customer care. 
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in relevant area
Part of Compass Group UK&I, Medirest 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.
Job Reference: com/0807/87720001/52637649/R/BU
Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone’s talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive – Diversity is Our Strength!

Reference: com/0807/87720001/52637649/R/BU

Location: Worthing

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