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Catering Assistants

Salary: €14–€16

Location: Portrane Co Dublin

Ref: Ca-job1509

Job description

Main Responsibilities

The Catering Assistant will:

· Deliver a high-quality standard of catering service to service users

Main Duties

The Catering Assistant will:

· Perform duties efficiently, effectively, economically and hygienically in line with best practice and/or as directed by Management in the provision of a quality service at all times.

· Maintain a flexible approach to performance of duties.

· Strictly adhere to operational policies and procedures specific to designated area of duty.

· Deal with service users in a courteous, effective and efficient manner.

· Maintain confidentiality of all matters pertaining to staff and service users.

· Deliver and serve meals, snacks and beverages to all service users

· Deliver and collect equipment and food.

· Set and re-stock refrigeration units and tables/trays.

· Co-operate with nursing staff to ensure dietary needs of service users are met.

· Check meals at service point for quality, temperature and presentation.

· Ensure that all meals within your responsibility are kept safe and free from any unauthorised interference and/or health hazards such as foreign objects, etc.

· Be responsible for the receipt and safe storage of goods and foodstuffs when assigned and where appropriate.

· Adhere to and implement standards and procedures in relation to nutrition and hydration.


The Catering Assistant will:

· Safeguard service users and staff through compliance with Food Hygiene and Health and Safety legislation, Food Hygiene Regulations (Irish & EU).

· Co-operate fully with the implementation of the principles of HACCP.

· Adhere to the cleaning policy as defined by relevant personnel to ensure that workplace is kept clean and safe.

· To be aware of and exercise best practice in relation to personal and operational hygiene and cleaning duties.

· Adhere to the Dress Code Policy by wearing correct uniform and safety shoes at all times and using designated PPE when carrying out specific tasks.

· Ensure to adhere to local waste management policies through correct segregation of waste.


The Catering Assistant will:

· Be aware of and familiar with the relevant Health & Safety procedures.

· Take all the necessary steps to ensure the maximum security and safety of the working area and all equipment and supplies contained therein.

· Identify hazards, assess risks and report same as per hospital policy to relevant personnel, and in accordance with individual responsibilities under all Health and Safety legislation and regulations.

· Take all necessary steps to ensure your own security and safety and the safety and security of your work colleagues and all other personnel.

· Adhere to all relevant policies.

· Wear appropriate protective clothing and protective footwear and use any safety equipment provided.

· Co-operate fully and participate with/in all health and safety training programmes.

· Practice correct stock rotation practice and storage of all food items.

· Report any faults in equipment as soon as they are noted to a manger and do not continue to use the equipment while it is broken.


The Catering Assistant will:

· Actively participate and co-operate fully with all training programmes.


The Catering Assistant will:

· Comply with and adhere to all policies and procedures as relevant to their service.

· Be aware of and work to HIQA & Mental Health Commission standards of care.

Job Type: Fixed term

Contract length: 3 months

Salary: €14.42-€16.41 per hour

Double time for Sundays


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