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Employer Unijobs
Job Title Catering Attendant

Unijobs, on behalf of our public sector client based in Nenagh have a requirement for Catering Attendants.

Job Purpose:

To provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.

Prepare and deliver food service with optimal nutritional care and meal service to hospital patients by performing the following duties.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

  • Reads production sheets and menu cards to accurately determine items to place on tray.
  • Sets up, assembles and serves food for patients and special function in a timely manner.
  • Places items such as eating utensils, napkins and condiments on trays.
  • Serves hot and cold food items and nourishment's such as entrees, sandwiches, desserts, salads, soups and beverages.
  • Apportions and places food servings on plates and trays according to diet list on menu card.
  • Ensures correct diet is served to specific patients.
  • Washes dishes and cleans work area, tables, cabinets, and floors using appropriate solutions and techniques.
  • Stocks storeroom and freezer, rotating supplies for first and last out.
  • Participates in quality control and quality improvement data gathering.
  • Pushes carts to units. Delivers late trays as needed. Returns carts to kitchen after meal service.
  • Collects and places rubbish in designated containers. Breaks down cardboard boxes.
  • Records amount and types of special food items served to patients.
  • Follow the diet sheets as set out by the Clinical Nutritionist and ensure that patients get the correct menu.
  • Follow all dietary changes as outlined by the Nursing Staff.

  • Preferable Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • Preferable Computer literate.

  • Preferable 6 months relevant work experience.
  • Preferable knowledge of Food Hygiene
Job Specific Competencies and Knowledge

  • Observes all infection control policies for proper food handling, storage, hand washing, glove wearing, uniform and grooming. Works as team player to meet goals and department demands.
  • Exhibits high level of customer & patient relation skills.
  • Exhibits ability to work as member of team in daily performance of duties.
  • Interaction with all hospital departments.
  • Knowledge of all standard procedures for food preparation, goods in, storage and hygiene.
Personal Competencies

  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • A good level of English is required.
Unijobs is an equal opportunities employer

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Location Tipperary
Date Added 159 days ago
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