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Housekeeper/ Patient Service Assistant posted by Sodexo

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Full Time

Job Description

Housekeeper/ Patient Service Assistant

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Patient Services Assistant / Housekeeper to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression

Role Responsibility

Food Service Duties:
1. Preparation - Serving of beverages
2. Preparing setting up and serving patients meals. Maintaining fluid charts.
3. Monitoring - maintaining the highest standards of Hygiene in the ward kitchen.
4. Collecting, washing and distributing of water jugs and glasses.
5. Collecting and clearing all crockery, trays etc after meal is served.
6. Carry out the meal service of all food, ensuring adherence to portion control and food hygiene instructions
7. Ensure stock control and rotation procedures are maintained.
8. Distribute and collect menu cards
9. Ensure stock levels of ward issue foods are at required levels.
10. Carry out required temperature monitoring and recording of food at ward level.
11. Monitoring and accurately record any wastage.
12. Carry out beverage service using Zenith trolley.
13. Load and empty crockery and cutlery used in the provision of meals and clean dishwasher and replace chemicals as appropriate
14. Transport food service trolleys for patient meal service
15. Check temperature of foods prior to service to patients
16. Monitor and report wastage levels of patient meals
17. Cleaning
18. Carry out all routine cleaning duties at the prescribed times and in compliance with the specific ward/ department policies and procedures at all times.
19. Use and care of approved cleaning material and equipment at al times in accordance with the operator instructions
20. Ensure that all equipment and materials are used and stored safely in compliance with COSHH regulations
21. Undertake all cleaning duties in a safe manner using Hazard signs as appropriate
22. Maintenance of high standards of cleaning throughout the area of allocation following correct procedures and equipment
23. Housekeeping
24. Maintain ward kitchens in a clean and hygienic manner, reporting any equipment faults as necessary
25. Minimising the risks of cross infections by following cleaning and disposal procedures
26. Assist in bed washing as necessary
27. Use only correct cleaning products and equipment for the specific tasks
28. Check and clean toilets/bathrooms and replenish supplies as necessary
29. Maintain equipment
30. At the discretion of the Hotel Services Co-ordinator, carry out cleaning duties in any other area of the hospital as and when required

The Ideal Candidate


1.Ability to communicate at all levels

2.Physically able to push trolley's at all times

4.Ability to follow instruction

5.Ability to comply with service requirements in line with client policies at all times.

6.Observance of Health and Safety legislation at all times

7.Undertake training as and when required

8.High standards of personal hygiene

9.Ability to work independently and as part of a team

10.Basic literacy skills

Package Description

Looking for a Patient Services Assistant/ Housekeeper to work at North Devon District Hospital. Duties include: General cleaning of kitchen and patient areas to a high standard Preparing and serving beverages and patients meals. Monitor and record temperatures of food

Hours for this post is 9 month maternity cover 13.15 hours per week

Week 1: Monday 16.45 -20.30 Thursday 17.00 - 20.00 Friday 17.00-20.00 Saturday 16.45 -20.15 Sunday 16.45 -20.15

Week 2: Monday 16.45 -20.30 Thursday 17.00 - 20.00 Friday 17.00 - 20.00

Weekend enhancement Saturdays £11.82 per hour, Sundays & Public Holidays £15.76 per hour

Due to the high number of applications received, it is with regret if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of your application that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure with expense met by employer

About the Company

Sodexo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

Salary AFC Band 2
Frequency Monthly
Job Reference SDX/TP/10509/50243
Contract Type Fixed Term - Part Time
Closing Date 29 September, 2019
Job Category Cleaning
Business Unit Healthcare
Location Barnstaple, North Devon, England
Date posted 17 September, 2019

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