Working at Sodexo

Our vacancies

Search Jobs  

Offshore Assistant Chef (Ad-Hoc)

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

Job Introduction

Due to an exciting contract win, Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for 12 ad-hoc assistant chefs to work offshore on our client installations.

These roles will be offered on a fixed term basis for 9 months, which may be extended.

As an integral member of the team you will contribute to the provision of quality laundry, accommodation, messroom and janitorial services whilst adhering to health & safety policies at all times.

Role Responsibility

  • Ensure the prompt service of all meals at the required times, to the company’s standard and the client’s satisfaction and in accordance with the Company’s/Client’s performance specifications
  • All food to be prepared and cooked off to the agreed standards in the agreed amounts and passed to hot press as requested
  • Ensure that standards relating to food and cleaning service are maintained at all times, strict attention is paid to the requirement of the Food Safety Act (particularly undertaking and recording of temperature controls and overall food hygiene)
  • Manage and rotate stock to ensure food safety and minimum wastage and achievement of contract food costs
  • Investigate and report customer complaints immediately and take the agreed corrective action where service gaps are identified.
  • Ensure that personal working hygiene standards meet both the company and statutory requirements
  • Ensure all catering equipment is operated and maintained in a safe and clean manner and report any defects
  • Ensure all duties and responsibilities are undertaken in full compliance of the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Report any incident of fire, loss, damage unfit food and other irregularities or contract deviations and take such corrective action as may be delegated

The Ideal Candidate

Some things we need you to have...

  • A great attitude and willingness to learn new skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Great communication and team work skills
  • A passion for delivering outstanding customer service
  • Fit to Train Medical
  • CA-EBS
  • OGUK Food Handlers Medical
  • MIST
  • City and Guilds (or equivalent) 706/1 and 706/2
  • Catering experience in an offshore or onshore environment
  • Food Safety Level 2

Ideally, you will also have...

  • Offshore First Aid Certificate

You should also be aware...

  • This role involves working away from home for extended periods of time.
  • Sometimes, you may be asked to extend your trip beyond what was originally planned.

Package Description

  • £221.16 per day worked offshore
  • This is a 9-month fixed term contract which may be extended.
  • Pension scheme
  • Sodexo Discounts

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, 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.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

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.



This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you navigate to another page without changing the settings bellow you consent to this. Read more about cookies.