Food Services Assistant
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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We are currently recruiting for a Food Service Assistant (part-time) to work 32.5 hours per week.
You will be required to provide a ward based catering service for patients and assist in the main kitchen, chiller, stores and wash up areas.
You will be responsible for the regeneration, service and clearing of patient meals for approximately 30-38 patients per ward. You will also be required to prepare, serve and clear five patient beverage rounds per day. You will be able to demonstrate good communication and customer care skills, be organised and be able to work on your own initiative.
Main duties of the job
You will be required to work 32.5 hours per week on a rotating roster pattern (early shift 7.30am - 2.30pm)m late shift (12.30pm - 7.30pm) 5 days per week, 6.5 hours per day. There is also a requirement to work weekends and bank holidays.
You will be required to provide patients, visitors and staff with a quality meal and beverage service as required. Provide patients, visitors and staff food and beverages in a safe & hygienic manner. To adhere to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 500,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.
The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.
We employ over 6,500 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.
Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.
Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Standard level.
At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.