Catering Porter - North Middlesex

Compass Group UK Ireland
Closing date
21 May 2022

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Full Time

Catering Porter

Are you looking for a new challenge? For a rewarding job where you have the opportunity to make a real difference? 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 Catering Porter to join the Medirest family. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated retail team, who deliver outstanding catering services for patients, visitors and staff.  

Catering Porter

  • Support with select and packing of chilled and frozen foods for patients for lunch and supper services
  • Deliver food provisions to wards and departments daily
  • Deliver and collect food transport carts to wards and departments
  • Support team with storage of all deliveries on a daily basis
  • Support team with weekly stock take
  • Support team in preparation of chilled products such as salads and fruit pots
  • On occasions you may be required to support food delivery service to patients on the wards – Training to be provided
  • Ensure all food is stored safely and at the correct legal temperatures. 
  • To ensure that all store areas adhere to the cleanliness standards set out by management and the Trust.
  • To maintain the cleanliness and hygiene of the cold room, packing and storage areas to promote a safe working environment. This will include supporting daily clean of all areas with the main catering department and patient kitchens
  • Deep cleaning equipment periodically
  • To store, maintain and control all the required products, consumables and disposable items to ensure 100% product availability, highlight in timely manner issues caused by suppliers, and standards of cleanliness.
  • Awareness of food & hygiene standards   
  • Passionate about customer care, with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and healthcare staff.   
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business.   
  • Confident working in a hospital environment and aware at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress.   
  • It doesn’t matter if you’ve never worked as a General Assistant before. What does matter to us the most, is taking pride in what you do and a willingness to learn and go the extra mile for our customers  
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check; costs met by the employer. 

Catering Porter

  • £9.65 per hour,
  • 35 hours per week 
  • 09:00 and 19:00, shifts on average of 7 hours per day, 5 days per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork 
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you 
  • Pension contribution  

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