Vacancy for Catering Assistant

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Location London SW10
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Times Between 10:30am and 7.30pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week 40 Hours
Pay Rate £9.50 per hour
Job Reference OP/47799

To work as a team, responsible for the efficient and timely preparation, delivery and quality service of all food and beverages to our Patients, Clients and Guests.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Interact directly with patients and clinical staff.
  • Receive, check, sort and store supplied products as directed.
  • Load meals into an oven as required.
  • Complete and record all required temperature checks.
  • Serve all food and beverages at the specified times and in the appropriate quantities.
  • Serve food and beverages direct to patients
  • Assist with the collection and washing up of cutlery, crockery and trays
  • Preparation of sandwiches, Salads and beverages as and if  required
  • Ensure that tables, chairs, floors and the service area are kept clean and tidy.
  • Ensure that Patient and clients receive a prompt and courteous service at all times.
  • Ensure personal appearance, including uniform, are of the highest standard at all times in line with company policy.
  • Ensure sound knowledge of the food to be served daily, together with the appropriate garnish and portion size.
  • To comply with company and client policies of quality and standards of catering


Experience / Desired & Essential Qualifications

  • The jobholder must be fluent in English both oral and written.
  • The jobholder’s role is pressurised at times.  The jobholder is expected to identify areas where the service could be improved and determine ways in which this could be done.
  • The jobholder is required to be flexible in his/her approach.
  • The jobholder should ensure that he/she understands all functions and roles of others relevant to his/her own.
  • The jobholder must present a professional image at all times uniform will be provided and must be worn at all times whilst on duty.
  • The Jobholder must clear all DBS checks

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.