Overview

Salary: £9.65 per hour

Shift hours: Permanent

Stores Assistant  

Are you looking for a new challenge? For a rewarding job where you have the opportunity to make a real difference? Would you like to contribute to the greater good of the healthcare field? If so, then we would love to hear from you!  

A new opportunity has arisen for a Stores Assistant to join the Medirest family. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated retail team, who deliver outstanding catering services for patients, visitors and staff.  

Stores Assistant 

  • Check all incoming goods for quality, quantity and certify delivery when all the above criteria have been met
  • Liaise with suppliers in case of shortages/product rejection, to ensure early replacement or credit and return the rejected stock
  • Issue stock to patient services, retail and hospitality
  • Assist in the security of stock at all times and to ensure that an effective system of recording stock movements is maintained
  • Assist in keeping and updating of the temperature and stock audit trail using the appropriate systems and procedures
  • Ensure that stock is fully rotated
  • Ensure all food is stored, handled and packed in accordance with Food Handling and Hygiene regulations
  • Ensure that customer complaints are promptly dealt with, and action taken to prevent reoccurrence
  • Use machinery as shown and taught, ensuring that the equipment is used safely and in accordance with current regulations and company policies.
  • Clean all work areas during and after use and remove all waste to the appropriate area
  • Comply with all Health & Safety legislation which is laid out in the company’s Health & Safety Manual, (COSHH procedures in the selection, use and recovery of cleaning chemicals and manual handling etc)
  • Assist with stocktaking at the end of each period
  • Ensure hygiene levels are maintained in accordance with current legislation and provide a safe environment for customers and staff
  • Ensure you comply with the current dress and personal hygiene regulations
  • Attend and comply with any training
  • Develop good lines of communication and relationships at all levels within your team and with other colleagues and customers
  • Manage security processes within your area, in line with the company procedures
  • Perform any reasonable and practical instructions as requested by the Supervisor appropriate to the needs of the Hospital
  • Awareness of food & hygiene standards   
  • Passionate about customer care, with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and healthcare staff.   
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business.   
  • Confident working in a hospital environment and aware at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress.   
  • It doesn’t matter if you’ve never worked as a General Assistant before. What does matter to us the most, is taking pride in what you do and a willingness to learn and go the extra mile for our customers  
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check; costs met by the employer. 

Reference: compass/TP/51193734/105799/ML

Location: Amersham

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