General Assistant – Hove Job at Compass Group UK & Ireland in Hove

Job Description

General 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 General Assistant to join the Medirest Family. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated Catering team, who deliver outstanding catering services for patients and visitors.

As a General Assistant you would provide a warm and welcoming environment for patients and visitors alike, every day is different and by facilitating customers nutrition and hydration needs, you can make a real difference!


Prepare and provide refreshments and a hot and cold food service.

Use of tills and cash handling.

Ensuring all areas are always kept clean and tidy to promote a safe working environment.

Disposal of waste.

Ideal Candidate

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 & Baring Service check; costs met by the employer.

Package Details

General Assistant

£9.00 per hour, 35 hours per week

Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork

Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you

Hours 08:00-15:30 or 11:00-19:00

Pension contribution

About Us

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms – some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

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.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

About Company

Company: Compass Group UK & Ireland

Company Location:  Hove

About Compass Group UK & Ireland