About the role
At Sodexo we are passionate about food and we believe that good food really has the power to bring everyone together!
We put our dedication to fabulous food in the spotlight to showcase what our talented team can do, and we are looking for a Catering Assistant to join us in Leybourne Primary School.
You’ll make sure that our students feel like they are at home by preparing fresh, delicious, home cooked meals. You’ll be a vital part of our amazing team and you'll help ensure that our kitchen is always kept glistening!
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.
A few things about you
We want you to bring your strong communication skills and your strong attention to detail with you when you join us!
With a focus on customer service, you’ll put our students at the heart of everything you do, always ensuring to deliver an excellent service! Being a team player is also key - after all there is no ‘I’ in team.
It doesn’t matter if you’ve never worked as a Food Service Assistant before but what does matter to us is taking pride in what you do. A willingness to learn and develop new skills is a bonus too!
There will be great opportunities to grow and progress your career with Sodexo and we will support you throughout your journey with us!
- £9.50 per hour
- 16 hour per week
- Monday to Friday, 10:30-13:45
- Term time only (43 weeks)
- uniform provided
- Full training provided
- Frequent transport links within a short walk
- Many employee benefits, rewards and recognition.
About the Company
Why choose Sodexo?
You don’t just join Sodexo, you belong.
What do we mean when we say belong?
It’s simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That’s our philosophy in a nutshell.
A career at Sodexo won’t tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience or passion, you’ll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.
We are committed to being an inclusive 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 Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins. We have also launched Be Heard which is an employee network designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.
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.
We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.
Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.
As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life, health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs. In addition to the essentials like 20 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and pension contribution, we can help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo with benefits such as;
- Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop
- Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family
- Up to three paid days each year to volunteer
- Your Lucky Number Employee Lottery (this also supports the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation)
- Cycle to work
- Life assurance