Overview

Salary: £10.25 per hour

Shift hours: Permanent

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!

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide menus, take orders from patients and support with all dietary and allergen queries.
  • Prepare and deliver all refreshments and meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner 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.
  • Offer a great customer service by always putting the patient first.
  • Awareness of food & hygiene standards
  • Passionate about patient 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 Ward Host / Hostess 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 patients.
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check; costs are met by the employer.

Reference: com/0108/87717001/52502525/MED

Location: Canterbury

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