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Assistant Cook

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Job Introduction

We are searching for someone who can tick off all four of these boxes to come and join our team here at Sodexo in St Gregory's College - Bath as an Assistant Cook. Our cooks at Sodexo are talented, motivated, ambitious, and creative.  As you oversee a whole food and beverage production, your enthusiasm for cuisine and organisational brilliance will shine through to our students, clients, visitors, and colleagues!  This is an opportunity to positively influence people daily, supporting the growth of your team and advancing your own career with a leading global services company!  Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.  

What you do:   

  • Plan all operations and the production team's training while excelling in the kitchen.
  • Oversee the chopping, seasoning, and cooking of fish, vegetables, meats, salads, soups, and other dishes.
  • Plan and price the menu, place supply orders, and maintain accounts and records.
  • Assist the culinary crew in the range to instruct, mentor, and foster growth.
  • Keep an eye on sanitary procedures to make sure staff members adhere to rules and guidelines.
  • Prepare, create, and display food with the utmost care.
  • Stand in as main cook as and when required which would mean an increase in hours at these times.

What you bring:  

  • NVQ or similar qualifications to be provided upon request
  • Certificates for Food, Hygiene, and Health & Safety
  • Expertise in creating and designing menus
  • Exposure to or experience with large-scale cooking 

What we Offer:

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment  
  • Competitive compensation  
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

**Sodexo and our Clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (UK) and / or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland)**


*Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications

Package Description

  • Assistant Cook
  • £12.00 per hour
  • 20  hours per week
  • Working pattern:  Monday to Friday (10.00 - 14.00)
  • Term Time Only  **

**Equated pay (sometimes known as spread-over pay) is a method of paying you for your contracted hours, working weeks and holiday pay spread over 12 months instead of just receiving pay during the months that you work and none during the school closures/non-working weeks. This means that you get paid equal amounts of pay every month. Further information will be supplied at interview stage.**

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About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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