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Food Service Assistant

Job Introduction

About the role 

At Sodexo, we are passionate about food and our restaurants are surrounded with the finest of aromas. From herbs and marinades, to freshly cracked pepper, your colleagues will love the taste!

To provide this excellent service, we have a team of fantastic Food Service Assistants that help prepare and serve those vibrant, colourful and nutritious dishes. We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to join our close-knit team at our newly renovated restaurant.

Being the first face many of our colleagues will see, you’ll be a role model when it comes to what great service will look like. You’ll assist with the preparation and serving of our enticing dishes, ensuring that all areas of the restaurant are kept hygienic and glistening.

A few things about you  

We want you to bring your great communication skills, strong teamwork ethos and your positive can-do attitude when you join us.

Your previous experience of food handling and your willingness to learn new skills will ensure you become a fantastic asset to our close-knit team!

Basic food hygiene and Health and Safety certificates would be great, but don’t worry if you don’t hold either as we’d still love to hear from you.

Sodexo embeds a strong safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow alongside our Health & Safety practises so it is vital that you will champion this.  

Package Description

£9.90 per hour

Monday to Friday (with very occasional evening and weekend shifts, when required)

Newly refurbished restaurant serving vibrant, nutritious and delicious Modern Recipe food


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.

Our benefits:   

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   



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