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Food Service Assistant

Job Introduction

Food Service Assistant


About the role

At Sodexo, we believe it’s the little things that make the biggest impact.

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


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 vibrant dishes, ensuring that all areas of the restaurant are kept sparkling.


A few things about you

We want you to bring your passion for food your great admins skills and your can-do attitude with you when you join us.

Don’t forget to bring your infectious smile!

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.

Role Responsibility

  • Be the first point of contact for our customers, ensuring they are greeted and served with a smile.
  • Basic food preparation and cooking ensuring our customers receive the best possible service.
  • Process customers orders accurately on the EPOS system.
  • Complete cleaning tasks in line with the cleaning schedule.
  • Be approachable and friendly ensuring our customers feel at home.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Good level of numeracy/literacy and an effective communicator as part of  team
  • Driven by quality, providing highest standards of service at all times
  • Manual handling ability
  • A real people person

Package Description

We operate on a shift rota basis of 5 x 5hr shifts 06:30 - 11:30 Monday to Sunday

You will have access to a very popular and generous employee discount scheme.

Holiday entitlement of 20 days plus 8 bank holidays per year which increases with length of service (pro-rata).

Full uniform provided including safety shoes.

Company sick pay entitlement.

About the Company

A bit about us:

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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