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Patient Catering Assistant (Healthcare)

16,391 P.A. ?
The City


Job Description

Main duties:

  • Maintains a safe and secure environment by ensuring high cleaning standards. Responsible for keeping all cleaning equipment and stores in a clean and tidy condition.
  • Ensures the kitchen is maintained, i.e. stock rotation, recording fridge temperatures, defrosting fridge/freezers etc.
  • Prepares food such as vegetables for the cook or chef as required
  • Loads meals onto trolleys in readiness for wards and other parts of the hospital
  • Ensures all meals are delivered to necessary wards in a timely manner and in compliance with Trust regulations.
  • Hygiene is a priority, ensuring that all tables and work surfaces are clear & clean
  • Ensures rubbish is regularly removed from areas and in the correct waste streams
  • Maintains vigilance for pests & reports any non-conformance to the Manager
  • Ensures all food is stored safely and at the correct legal temperatures.
  • Ensures all equipment is washed correctly and where permitted with the use of a dishwasher
  • Promptly and accurately completes due diligence and other food safety documentation.
  • Undertakes cleaning duties including floors, wall surfaces and equipment adhering to COSHH guidelines.
  • Reports any safety deficiencies, incidents, near misses, ill health and environmental incidents to their manager.
  • Ensures company safety arrangements and procedures are followed always. Brings any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided to the attention of the Manager
  • Complies with standards as set up in the company procedures and through training delivered.
  • Undertakes additional duties as required by their supervisor in line with capabilities.
  • Communicates effectively with all the teams to ensure there is a seamless way of working across the contract.
  • Brings to life the Mitie values daily and demonstrates the exceptional everyday.