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Ward Host

  • Job reference: RLC458
  • Location: Waltham Forest, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Sheltered Housing Care Line
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Job description: Job title: Ward Host
Location: Whipps Cross, E11
Start Date: ASAP
Contract Type: Ongoing
Weekly Hours: 37 hours per week

The post holder will work as an integral part of the Ward patient dining team, ensuring high quality service is provided to the patients. They will be responsible for the co-ordination of the patient meal and beverage services in accordance with the Ward Timing Schedule. The post holder will contribute and organise the maintenance of a hygienic and clean environment for patients, staff and visitors to ensure the highest standards are met at all times.
*To ensure that patients are provided with appropriate meals, snacks and beverages at the agreed intervals throughout the day.
*Taking food orders using the tablet electronic ordering system (Saffron) at the agreed time for lunch and supper each day.
*Maintain bedside menus are in good condition and cleaned daily. To maintain the suite of special and therapeutic menus and present to patient who require them.
*To prepare hot / cold beverages including load appropriate trolley / equipment and ensure that all beverages are served at the correct temperature according to food hygiene regulations.
*Load regeneration ovens as necessary and monitor and record food temperatures.
*To ensure that at the end of every meal and beverage service that all cutlery, crockery and condiments are removed from the patient areas.
Experience required:
*Basic DBS check
*Good Basic Education including reading and writing skills
*Basic Health & Safety
*Working within a food service environment / catering industry
*Customer service skills including clear verbal communication
*Understand the importance of hygiene and safety and special diet awareness

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send you CV now for consideration.
If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Ryan at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to