Kenyatta University Hospital - Porters Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Porters Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Porters Jobs in Kenya

Food Porter - DCSAPT/KUTRRH/14

1. Background Information

Organization: Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Food Porter
Reports to: Serving Supervisor
Direct Reports: None

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Serving Supervisor, the Food Porter job exists to move foods and beverages, and serving and table utensils around and about eating areas at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
  • Ensure that all food porting and food serving equipment and utensils are clean in, condition and ready for use before food and beverage serving in the hospital.
  • Examine food trays to ensure that they contain foods required by different patients and staff in the hospital.
  • Place food servings on plates or trays according to orders or instructions in the
    different eating areas of the hospital.
  • Distribute and deliver foods and beverages to the correct patients according to the guidelines, such as those for special diets, are followed in the hospital.
  • Load trays with all the required equipment and stuffs such as eating utensils, napkins, or condiments in the hospital.
  • Remove trays, used dishes and other used or unused materials and return to kitchen after meals have been served and eaten in the hospital.
  • Clean food trolleys and other food porting materials and utensils in order to ensure cleanliness and adherence to hygiene and sanitation standards of the hospital.
  • Report to the serving supervisor of any broken and dysfunctional food service equipment for repairs and or replacement within the hospital.
  • Dispose
    used and unused foods and beverages in the designated trashcans and dustbins for proper disposal according to public health and sanitation procedures and policies of the hospital.

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    KCSE Certificate with Mean Grade D+

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Knowledge of hospital hospitality operational procedures
    b) Knowledge of operational standards.
    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    Medical fitness certificate from the Public Health Office

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Team player
    c) Observation skills
    d) Compassionate
    e) Physical strength
    f) Ability to work odd hours
    g) Ability to work under pressure

    4. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
    appointed to the position:

    At least two years working experience as a Food Porter or Waiter/Waitress

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenyatta University Hospital - Porters Jobs in Kenya

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