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Stores and Distribution Operative - Casual

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Job Introduction

About the role   

At Sodexo, we run and efficient high-quality service for our patients and visitors behind the scenes! To provide this vital service we have a talented stores and distribution team behind us, and we currently have a vacancy for a Casual Stores and Distribution Operative.

You will be the go-to person….the one who will know where everything is and ensures the areas runs efficiently!

Once taking receipt of deliveries into the Warehouse, you will check and record the temperatures of all food storage areas. You will always ensure areas are maintained and efficiently performing, reporting any faults and non-compliances.

A few things about you 

It’s important to have a positive, approachable attitude as this is a customer facing role with supervisory responsibility. You will need to have strong communication skills with the ability to demonstrate great teamwork.

As Sodexo embeds a strong Safety culture in everything we do, there will be procedures, site specific guidelines / requirements and regulations to follow.

With safety at the heart of what we do, you must have:

  • Level 1 CIEH food safety (or equivalent.)
  • Level 1 CIEH food hygiene (or equivalent.)

You will hold a C1 drivers’ licence with a minimum of 2 years’ experience is required. Due to the nature of the role, applicants must be 25 or over and must be in general good health. Applicants must also have a valid, driving licence with no more than 6 points on their licence.

You must be able to follow instructions and also have great computer skills (mainly the Microsoft packages; Word, Excel, Outlook).

You will need to be a keen learner, as you will have continuous training opportunities throughout your career. 

Role Responsibility

To ensure the company’s statutory regulations regarding hygiene, safety and cleanliness are complied with at all times.


2.           Completion of temperature records and cleaning schedules as required.


3.           Ensure quality standards are achieved at all times.


4.           Transfer goods from refrigerated area (-23 degrees at times) as required.


5.           Rotation of stock to ensure quality of food delivered to patients at all times.


6.           Decanting of frozen food and snack boxes as required.


7.           Ordering of frozen and dry goods as required.


8.           Undertake weekly stock checks.


9.           Delivery of bread and dairy products to wards on a daily basis.


10.         Delivery of special dietary requirements on a daily basis.


11.         Maintain hygiene records in line with HACCP regulations.


12.         Ensure that company’s cleanliness standards are adhered to at all times in relation to kitchen equipment and surrounding area to include sweeping and mopping of floors.





13.         Removal of waste products to ensure safe and hygienic conditions at all times.


14.         Maintain PPE at all times.


15.         Answer incoming telephone calls and respond at all times.


16.         To treat colleagues in a polite and courteous manner at all times.


17.         Flexibility in the need to assist within unit as required.


Package Description

Please note this position is casual.


About the Company

A bit about us   

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.      

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.      

 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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