Salary: £10.05 – £10.05

Shift hours: Part Time

We currently have an opportunity for a Ward Assistant working within a patient environment. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.  

As a Ward Assistant you will be responsible for:

-Working with the ward team to develop and maintain the patient environment.
 – Providing high quality helpful and courteous beverage and meal service to meet the needs of the patients.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

– To assist in the preparation of all patient food services.
– To ensure that all food is prepared in a safe and hygienic manner at all times.
– Distribution of menu folders to patients. Service of food to patients at designated times.
– Collect, wash, refill and distribute patient water jugs and glasses. – Checking the temperature of food and recording prior to service to patients. – Conduct meal service by attractive presentation.
– Monitor and report wastage levels of patient meals, ensure ward issuesare maintained at agreed levels and ensure stock control and rotation procedures are maintained.
– Prepare and serve a range of snacks to patients between meals or on an adhoc basis.
– Collection, washing and storage of all crockery and cutlery items at ward   level.
– Maintain ward kitchens and equipment in a clean and hygienic manner.
– Checking and recording fridge temperatures.
– Clean and maintain kitchen, kitchen cupboards, fixtures and appliances.


The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • Knowledge of routine light cleaning
  • Knowledge of food handling procedures
  • Ability to communicate with staff, employees and customers
  • Ability to accept and prioritise instructions
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to adhere to standards and procedures
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Friendly approach
  •  Basic numeracy and literacy

Reference: SDX/TP/1110653/94057

Location: Littleover, Derby, England

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