Cook and Kitchen Assistant
About the Role
At Sodexo, we are passionate about food, we believe that good food really has the power to bring everyone together!
As a cook/kitchen assistant you’ll prepare and create beautiful dishes for our people, and you’ll make their day start well as everyone loves breakfast and lunch being cooked by someone who has passion for food!
A few things about you
Your communication skills need to be strong, and your attention to detail second to none! You’ll need the ability to work well under pressure. Being a team player is key, as well as putting customer service at the heart of everything you do.
It doesn’t matter if you’ve never worked as a cook/kitchen assistant before, 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!
- 32.5h a week
- £11 an hour
- 3 months contract (option to become permanent)
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