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Food Service Assistant

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Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Food Service Assistant to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

  • To complete work/cleaning schedules ensuring efficiency is maximised.
  • Communicate order requirements to the line manager.
  • To complete minor food preparation tasks as instructed and where necessary, assist with food service.
  • To clear tables, prepare condiments and recover the crockery, cutlery and glassware to the plate wash area.
  • To provide a first point of contact to our customers and deal politely, professionally and       efficiently with any queries and complaints, informing the Front of House Team Leader at the first opportunity.
  • To ensure all food service areas are cleaned down directly after usage and all preparation for the following service is completed.
  • To expedite a quick, trouble free passage through the customer journey, assisting where needed.
  • To ensure all pricing is displayed and correct, and to identify areas of savings, sales and     increased profitability.
  • To continue to develop one’s own skills and knowledge within the position.
  • To complete all Company training as instructed.
  • To carry out any reasonable request of a member of the management team.


The Ideal Candidate


  • Good communication skills; must be able to demonstrate effective verbal communication.
  • Able to work on own initiative within a team environment.
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards.



  • Proven track record of employment within the catering/hospitality industry.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support exforces 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.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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