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Kitchen Porter
Salary: £9.50 - £17.66 per hour + enhanced rates for nights and bank holidays
Job Type: Temporary
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH32170
Added: 21 Sep 2022
Job Description
Acorn Recruitment is looking for a Kitchen Porter to work within the Cwm Taf Health Board in The Bridgend area.

Contract: This temporary, ongoing at 37.5 hours per week
Hours: 7:30-6:30 each day
Pay: £9.50-17.66 per hour

The main duties for the catering kitchen porter will be transporting food trollies to and from the wards, moving stock and equipment throughout the department and some cleaning duties.

For more information on this job role, read on, or please get in touch with [email protected]

Further role responsibilities and duties:

* To check ward provision stock levels, order in line with set procedure including minimum/ maximum stock levels and verify quantities on receipt of delivery

* To ensure that food is received, stored and stock rotated in line with departmental procedures and Food Hygiene Legislation

* To manoeuvre catering equipment and provisions to/from associated areas

* To receive instruction from the Ward Manager or Deputy on patient dietary and cultural needs, including snacks and to provide those items at the required time

* To inform patients of each meal's menu choice and take and record individual choices using the designated hard copy forms/computer software to record the information
* To pick each mealtime requirements at the prearranged time from the designated temperature controlled picking room in the Central Production Unit, as appropriate

* To load regeneration trolley(s) in a timely manner as laid down in departmental guidelines

* To regenerate cook chill/cook freeze food items, including special dietary meals in line with Food Hygiene Legislation

* The movement of temperature controlled food trolleys throughout the ward during meal service, plugging in to electrical sockets to maintain required temperatures

* Maintaining the prescribed portion control in the decanting and service of food and beverages

* To monitor and record food waste, providing accurate documented information in line with departmental protocol

* To clear and wash all crockery, cutlery, tumblers etc using appropriate dishwashing machine and cleaning chemicals

* To prepare and serve morning and afternoon beverages to patients at the appropriate times as directed or, as necessary

* To collect, wash, refill and distribute water jugs and tumblers to patient bedside lockers

* The completion of hard copy/and electronic documentation to record Food Services information in accordance with HACCP, Food Hygiene Legislation and Departmental protocols, as and when required

* Required to resolve/seek guidance daily on routine issues/queries with service provision in associated areas

* The maintenance of high standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout in line with C4C (Credits for Cleaning), Infection Control and Food Hygiene standards as per detailed cleaning schedules and safe systems of work. This will be achieved by agreed methods and will include the use of appropriate cleaning equipment (to include electrical) and cleaning chemicals

* The removal and security of refuse in/to designated areas for disposal

* The completion of hard copy and electronic documentation in accordance with Food Hygiene legislation and Health Board policies and procedures, as directed

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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