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Diet Chef (Healthcare)

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    2 days ago

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Job Description

In your new role as a Diet Chef you will be organising and controlling the efficient production of quality diet foods and beverages according to the companies statutory regulations regarding hygiene, safety and cleanliness, ensuring that COSHH, HACCP and QHSE regulations are adhered to by the team. You will sandwich prep, follow cook-chill methods, food preparation, portion control, wastage and follow recipes in line with company procedures and best practice ensuring high quality standards are achieved at all times, with all allergen information being displayed and available to all customers for each product produced on site. Responsible for purchases and stock control to ensure food superior quality to the patients at all times, ensures all food is stored safely and at the correct legal temperatures.

Work within the trust's dietetics department to always make sure the patients food needs are met and accommodated. Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs. Ensuring the highest customer service standards are met and addresses any service failures in a timely manner.

Candidate Description

In order to be successful in this role you will need experience in a similar role, ideally within a hospital environment, have a strong standard of both literacy and numeracy skills, excellent written, verbal communication and negotiation skills to support them in their role. Fully capable of understanding and maintaining the confidentiality across the site and respecting the needs of all stakeholders. Works well under pressure to meet the challenging deadlines for both operational and people aspects of their roles. Can effectively plan and manage own workloads, however understands when to ask for support when needed.

Employer Description

At Mitie, you will be working for the UK's leading facilities management and professional services company. Looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. You will be part of a workforce with over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there is no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.