About the role
At Sodexo, we are passionate about food and we place our patients at the heart of everything we do. Our talented chefs use their passion to create beautiful dishes with the finest ingredients, while being sensitive to nutritional needs and environmental impact. 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!
You will prepare, cook and serve all food and beverages for our patients, visitors and staff, always taking into account each patients needs. With good communication skills, you will discuss and assist with menu planning, managing the food ordering as required.
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. Our patients are at the heart of what we do, so it’s important that fantastic customer service is always at the forefront.
You must have:
- Basic Food Hygiene and Health and Safety Certificates
- NVQ Level 3 Professional Chef Diploma (ore equivalent)
- Knowledge of Special Diets and allergen awareness
Sodexo embeds a strong Safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow and good knowledge of HACCP procedures and Food Hygiene Regulation is vital.
As we are based on a healthcare site, it will be mandatory for all new staff to evidence full COVID vaccination (before 01 April 2022) in line with Government requirements. Exemptions do apply.
- £10.75 per hour
- 37.5 hours per week on a 5 out of 7 day rota (including bank holidays and weekends)
- 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- The role will require manual handling and moving between two neighbouring buildings.
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