Cook

SDX/TP/985399/74122

This job has been closed.

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Permanent – Full Time
Contract Details:
Permanent
Salary:
Monthly Paid
Working Hours:
Monday to Friday 12pm-6pm
Location:
Wharflane House, 34 Rectory Road, Shelton Stoke-On-Trent
Closing Date:
28/02/2022
Job Category:
Chefs
Sodexo Segment:
UK Government

Package Description

Looking to join a world leading facilities management company? Do you have a passion for food service and can deliver consistently high standards? We want to hear from you! Start your career with Sodexo and join the thousands of employees already working alongside us. We are one of the world’s largest employers, offering quality of life services across a vast number of careers offering unrivalled opportunity for growth and progression.

‘We don’t have Employees – We have Team Members’

You don’t just join Sodexo – You belong. What do we mean when we say belong? It’s simple. We create a company where everyone is respected and know that their ideas count. We take care of the quality of life of our people. We make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work, every day. That’s our philosophy, in a nutshell.

Job Introduction

We currently have a vacancy for a cook to join our team at an Approved Premise (AP). Working alongside the National Probation Service (NPS) the team at APs work in secure homes for Ex-Offenders who are on license from the prison service and are making the transition back into the community.

This position offers a real sense of value and meaning as you work alongside the team whose aim is to support rehabilitation and help reduce re offending amongst the residents. It holds fantastic opportunities for career progression, overtime, and advancement.

Mealtimes are key to the normal daily operation of the property, as they help to provide a sense of routine and structure that, in turn, contributes to positive health and wellbeing for the residents.

The hours of work are Monday to Fridays 12pm-6pm however, we can be flexible for the right candidate so please enquire. The rate of pay is £9.50 per hour, paid monthly.

‘On target bonus potential of up to £1 per hour, for every hour worked; payable quarterly over a 12 month period’

Full training, uniform, and personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided to you from day one.

Main Responsibilities

  • You will plan, prepare, and serve all meals for the residents, at the required times, and to high quality and nutritional standards, showing real passion and care for the service you provide.
  • Whilst preparing food, you will do so with due care and attention to special dietary requirements and allergen issues, ensuring attention is also paid to stock levels to ensure the efficient running of the kitchen
  • You will assist in implementing the service for all hospitality related activities, including production, service, and clear-down, ensuring adherence to cleanliness and hygiene standards at all times.
  • You will be responsible for conducting all your activities in a safe manner by always wearing all required PPE, following all relevant Sodexo and NPS processes and procedures
  • You will be responsible for reporting any safety issues, faulty equipment, or other areas of concern to your line manager
  • You will adhere to all company policies in relation to infection control, security, and COSH regulations and undertake any training necessary
  • You will be responsible for conducting all your activities in a safe manner by always wearing all required PPE, following all relevant Sodexo and NPS processes and procedures
  • You will be responsible for reporting any safety issues, faulty equipment, or other areas of concern to your line manager, including any SafeGuarding concerns

The Ideal Candidate

  • Will be able to work well to time pressures, whilst delivering excellent, wholesome, and tasty meals.
  • Will have the ability to set and achieve high standards, and operate to performance criteria, with regard to hygiene and budgets.
  • Will have a real passion and understanding of the important nature of the work they deliver.
  • Will have good interpersonal skills and the ability to verbally communicate effectively with residents and other site personnel, in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Will have a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or a background in a similar role

Will be reliable and have excellent timekeeping

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 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. 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.