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Catering Assistant

Job Introduction

You are the face of the Catering Service operation as a Catering Assistant with Sodexo at Stroud School in Romsey.  This position involves making sure that all work areas are kept clean and organised at all times as well as preparing and serving our various menus. Your positive attitude and exceptional customer service abilities will make you an indispensable part of everyone's daily life.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist with steamtable and counter setup and serving of hot and/or cold food
  • Sanitise and clean workstations and equipment.
  • Calculate the amount of food required by reading recipes and/or directions for the product.
  • At the conclusion of meal times, serve and replenish food from counters and steam tables and dismantle stations.
  • Engage with students in the dining, retail, and serving areas

What you bring:

  • Professionalism, empathy, and a positive outlook on life
  • Basic food handling skills are preferred, however not essential.
  • Ability to spend up to eight hours a day working while standing
  • There is no requirement for prior work experience.

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 application

Package Description

  • CATERING ASSISTANT
  • £12.00 per hour
  • 15 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
  • 11:30am till 2:30pm
  • Term Time Only
  • Lunch provided
  • Onsite parking available 

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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. 

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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