Food Service Assistant

Job Title: Food Service Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £8.21 - £9.05 per hour + weekend Enhnaced rates included
Start Date: 09/08/2019
Reference: JO-1908-4335_1565174609
Contact Name: Blue Arrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2019 11:43

Job Description

Food service Assistant Required
Ongoing temporary work - Part Time Hours 15:30-18:30
£8.21 per hour with enhanced rates offered at weekends

The role:
A fantastic opportunity for food service Assistants based in a hospital environment in Nottingham. We are looking for people who have a previous background working within a Care environment, serving food and checking food temperatures. You will be responsible for serving patient's food, maintaining a clean environment, offering a friendly service, checking food temperatures and clearing away. The role provides a high standard service to its patients and requires the catering assistants to be confident, friendly, accommodating, clean and presentable. You will also manage large food trolleys and be given all the relevant training required over a two week training period.

Key information:
* Immediate start for the successful candidates
* Temporary, ongoing work
* 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis
* You will get two days off together each week
* Weekend working required
* Part time shifts 3.30pm - 6.30pm

Key responsibilities include:
* Serving food to patients on wards
* Taking food temperatures
* Heating food on trolleys
* Clearing away
* Following food hygiene policies
* Offering a friendly service

Skills required:
* Food service or catering assistant background
* Customer service skills
* Be able to be empathetic and understanding
* Using thermometers and recording temperatures
* Following H&S policies
* Food hygiene level two - this can be provided for you
* Enhanced DBS certificate required

* £8.21 per hour, enhanced weekend and night rates after 12 weeks
* 5 days out of 7 on a 7 week rolling rota
* Two days off together
* Regular and set hours working 3.30pm - 6.30pm
* Company pension scheme
* Reward & recognition scheme - superstar awards
* Weekly pay
* Ongoing work and permanent opportunities
* Working within a friendly and welcoming team

Transport links:
* Excellent transports links using the bus or tram
* Easy access by car from major road links such as M1

Recruitment checks for this role:
* Enhanced DBS (child and Adult barred list) check is required for this role
* 5 years employment referencing with no gaps
* Proof of right to work in the UK

Please call 01159 472 252 should you wish to be considered for this role.