Careers at Melomed Private Hospitals

Careers Opportunities at Melomed Mitchells Plain

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Catering Posts

Melomed Mitchells Plain has the following posts available:



 • Grade 12 with a recognised Chef qualification and 3 years’ experience 
 • Thorough knowledge of cookery terminology and preparation methods 
 • Knowledge of Halaal dietary needs and cultural requirements and constraints 
 • To oversee the preparation and cooking of all meals served by the Catering Department as per the standard recipes, production schedules and cycle menus 
Key outputs: 

 • Ensure the quality, presentation, consistency and taste of all meals 
 • Maintain appropriate hygiene standards of the workstations and kitchen at all times 
 • Ensure that specifications are correct according to the standard recipes 
 • Ensure daily and meals and food for functions are prepared timeously 
 • Ensure the correct accompaniments and condiments are served with all meals 
 • Control production costs, i.e. no over production, and use of leftovers 
 • Develop direct reports 
 • Provide input into the training and development of subordinates 
 • Assist the Assistant Catering Manager with menus; creativity and innovation 
 • Assist with the service and presentation of meals 

Food Services Assistant


 • Grade 12  
 • Good communication and interpersonal skills 
 • Previous experience as a Food Services Assistant 
 • Availability to work extra hours 
 • Honesty and integrity 
 • Ability to utilise Kitchen machines / instruments (e.g. scales) 
Key Outputs: 

 • Assisting the Chefs with the cooking and preparation of general and special diet meals for patients, doctors and staff 
 • Assisting with dishing up and presentation of meals 
 • General Housekeeping duties in the kitchen 
 • Training and coaching of subordinates 
 • Keep preparation area clean and tidy at all times 



 • Matric compulsory  
 • Previous experience in a hospital / hospitality environment advantageous  
 • Professional and well groomed  
 • A friendly disposition, excellent interpersonal and communication skills  
 • Ability to cope well under pressure 
 • Ability to work shifts  
 • Customer centricity 
Key Outputs  

 • Take the meal order of patients from the menu 
 • Serving the correct meals to patients 
 • Serving beverages to patients and visitors where necessary 
 • Hygiene and cleanliness of allocated ward kitchen 
 • Daily stocktaking of ward crockery and cutlery 
 • Shortages to be accounted for and reported to the management team 
 • Keeping water carafes filled with fresh water 
 • Clean microwave oven every day  
 • Clean fridge every day 
 • Defrost fridge / freezer every weekend 
 • Clean cupboards (in and out) every weekend 
 • De-scale / de-stain crockery and cutlery every day

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