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Kitchen Porter

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a kitchen porter for Sodexo at Reeds School in Cobham, you will be a key part of the kitchen team. You'll be responsible for maintaining exceptional standards of cleanliness within the kitchen and food and beverage preparation areas. Your cheerful, can-do attitude will make you a major part of everyone's day. 

Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Washing all crockery, cutlery, kitchen utensils and equipment, and food service equipment.
  • Ensuring that the following are kept clean and tidy and to a very high standard:
    • Floors and walls, Bins, inside and out, Crushing and disposal of cardboard and boxes, Fridges and freezers (with the assistance of chefs), Delivery areas.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and safety of working areas.
  • To be aware of and adhere to all health and safety, fire, hygiene, and COSHH regulations governing the work you are undertaking, and to ensure the correct chemicals and detergents are always used.
  • Report all accidents (and near misses) to the chef.
  • To report any shortages in equipment or chemicals to the supervisor

What you bring: 

  • Positive attitude, professionalism, and respect for others 
  • Basic food-handling skills 
  • Be physically able to lift heavy items and work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours). 
  • No previous work experience is required. 

What we offer: 

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards, and benefits for our colleagues and their families.

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work-related issues, or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes access to a 24-hour virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family), and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan.
  • A death-in-service benefit for colleagues who pass away while employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo include apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues do their bit for the environment while keeping fit.
  • Volunteering opportunities enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment 
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Full training and a full protective uniform are supplied. 

Are you ready to be part of something greater? Apply today! 

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

*Sodexo reserves the right to close this advertisement early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.

Package Description

  • Kitchen Porter
  • £12.00 Per Hour
  • 40 hours per week
  • 5 days over 7 between the hours of 7:00am and 7:00pm
  • Free parking
  • Free meal whilst on shift
  • Access to Gym 
  • Term Time Only*

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Equated pay (sometimes known as spread-over pay) is a method of paying you for your contracted hours, working weeks and holiday pay spread over 12 months instead of just receiving pay during the months that you work and none during the school closures/non-working weeks. This means that you get paid equal amounts of pay every month. Further information will be supplied at interview stage.*

About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly 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 Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

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.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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