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Casual Porter- Driver

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Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Porter Driver to join our team at Woldingham School. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression. Woldingham School cater for a vast amount of high-end functions as well as core feeding and weddings.

Role Responsibility

Accountabilities or “What you have to do”


  • Comply with statutory and company requirements
  • To follow directions of the line manager in the correct store procedures and safeguard audits
  • To accept, check, rotate and store all kitchen deliveries as per the mandatory regulations
  • To clean allocated pieces of heavy catering equipment using instructions and cleaning materials as required
  • To complete all due diligence sheets as requested including food temperatures, wastage, delivery checks and cleaning schedules as per defined procedures
  • To ensure that all internal stock transfers are recorded and traded correctly
  • To assist with issuing provisions on a daily basis in accordance with the menu
  • To execute the receiving and dispatching of stock to and from other parts of the unit
  • To ensure that all inward stock is stored following the ‘first in first out’ rule
  • To ensure the proper storage, disposable of all waste products in accordance with mandatory regulations
  • To assist with ordering provisions through nominated suppliers in conjunction with Executive Head Chef
  • To seek assistance during busy periods to ensure that all stock is stored correctly in a timely manner.
  • To check delivery notes/ invoices against supplier order sheets
  • To raise delivery notes and return stock when products do not meet unit quality specifications
  • To maintain effective stock control at all times ensuring minimum and maximum stock thresholds are maintained at all times
  • To be responsible for stock with regard to best before/use by dates and report when dates are running low
  • To ensure that weekly stock checks are carried out in a timely manner
  • To ensure that all storage areas are secure at all times
  • To operate an industrial dish washer as required
  • To exercise due care and attention to ensure minimal breakages of equipment
  • To transport provisions, equipment and other catering related items as required
  • To deliver provisions around the school grounds using the school catering vehicle
  • To hold a clean driving licence and inform your line manager of any changes that occur
  • To maintain a clean working environment including company vehicles at all times with special regard to hygiene
  • To undertake occasional duties outside the normal routine but still within the scope of the position and the departments activities
  • To ensure that all tableware, serving dishes, equipment and cooking utensils are cleaned in a timely manner as required
  • Assist with the hygienic cleaning of kitchen to comply with all Health and Safety regulations
  • Promote a friendly working relationship with colleagues
  • Promote a good company image to customers and guests by using positive customer service practices
  • To report any complaints or compliments and take action if at all possible
  • To report any incident of accident, fire, theft, loss or damage and take action as may be appropriate
  • To attend meetings and courses, as required

The Ideal Candidate

  1. Demonstrate experience of working in a similar role within the service industry at a comparable level in a company
  2. Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
  3. Ability to achieve performance criteria with particular regard to hygiene
  4. Good communication skills
  5. Ability to adhere to health and safety practises



Package Description

Job Title: Porter Driver

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Location:  Woldingham School - CR3 7YA

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Full time

Working Hours: 40 hours per week, 5/7 days. Over-time available

About the Company

Sodexo is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business


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