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Chef Shift Leader

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

About the role 

At Sodexo, we are proud to serve the UK’s Armed forces for over 30 years! We believe it’s the little things that make the biggest impact!

Our team of talented chefs are vital to our catering operation and have an important role keeping our colleagues fuelled and ready to operate at the drop of a hat! To provide this great service, we have a team of passionate Chefs behind us, and we currently have a vacancy for you to join us as Chef Shift Leader!

You will be responsible for leading a team of chefs in the preparation and cooking of 3 delicious meals per day for up to 400 colleagues per service. You’ll be a role model when it comes to what an excellent service will look like. You’ll ensure recipe cards followed, the completion of all compliance documentation is updated and ensure all Health and Safety regulations (such as Food Safety and COSHH regulations) are followed.

This is a great opportunity to support our Armed Forces and improve the quality of their daily life, as the site is not only their workplace but also a home to many of them.

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 are looking for someone with a passion for food and innovation, who is a great team player. Your communication skills need to be top notch, and your attention to detail second to none.

You’ll bring your experience working in similar high-volume operation, knowledge of health and safety, food hygiene and your level 2 NVQ chef qualification (or equivalent.)

Sodexo embeds a strong Safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow so good knowledge of HACCP, COSHH procedures and Food Hygiene Regulation is vital.

Site security clearance is required for this role.

Package Description

37.5 hours per week
£13.52 per hour
Monday - Friday Various shift patterns from 6am-6pm Occasional Weekends required
Full protective uniform supplied
Use of site facilities 
Cycle to work scheme
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’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   

Our benefits:   

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life and health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefit that you can tailor to suit your needs and help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo.    

·         20 days holiday (plus bank holidays)   

·         5% pension contribution   

·         Sodexo Discounts from over 1,200 top retailers    

·         Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family   

·         Cycle to work    

·         Life assurance.

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