Salary: £12.6 per hour plus £2.50 per hour HCLA on contracted hours

Shift hours: Permanent

We’re currently recruiting a dedicated Department Allocator to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Healthcare on a full time basis, contracted to 40 hours per week.

As a Department Allocator, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

  • Despatch, collect and compile relevant information.
  • Minute taking at formal meetings
  • Photocopying, typing and general filing.
  • Collate statistical information.
  • Answer telephone, deal with enquiries and take message in polite and professional manner.
  • Keeps records as necessary.
  • Compile, audit and cleanse employee personal files as directed.
  • Identify and develop opportunities, through initiative ideas and creative thinking – being proactive.
  • Perform any duties as requested appropriate to the needs of the business.
  • Preparing weekly rota for portering department
  • Entering rota to Ourtime system
  • Looking after holidays requests

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • All team members eligible are entitled to up to 20% discount at their place of work. Team members are able to take advantage of this discount at the following retail brands operated by Compass Group: Costa, Deli Marche, Amigo and Baguette Co, to name a few.
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

To possess good communication skills both written and verbal and listening skills.


Ability to deal with and communicate with a wide variety of people.


Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise work using own initiative, most of which is routine but regularly interrupted by demands of other staff.


  • To possess knowledge of word processing packages and administrative systems to enable development of these within own role.
  • Experience in working as part of a team to ensure that service delivery is maintained.
  • To have good keyboard skills and eye to detail.  

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

Job Reference: com/2208/75478004/52288151/ONEWJ

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone’s talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive – Diversity is Our Strength!

Reference: com/2208/75478004/52288151/ONEWJ

Location: 75478004

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