Requirements Minimum educational qualifications : Basic literacy (ability to read, write and basic numeracy skills). Experience : Appropriate experience in a large food service unit.
Inherent requirement of the job : Willingness to work shifts and overtime, which include weekends and public holidays. Incumbent must be healthy and strong enough to lift heavy objects and be on their feet the entire day.
Competencies (knowledge / skills) : Knowledge of hygiene, Occupational Health, HACCP and safety principals. Knowledge and understanding of the basic food groups and cooking methods.
Ability to communicate efficiently in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Ability to be trained in preparing of normal and therapeutic diets.
Duties (key result areas / outputs) : Assist in receipt, store of all provisions and stock in the food service unit. Prepare, produce all normal and therapeutic diets.
Weigh, dish and distribute foods to the wards. Clean all areas, utensils and equipment in the Food Service Department. Follow and adhere to Health and Safety prescripts.
Follow and adhere to elementary control measures and standard operating procedures. Provide milk feeds to babies that are safe and made according to the Standard Operational Plan.