Chef

SDX/TP/483989/74881

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Fixed Term – Full Time
Contract Details:
42.5hr/week
Salary:
negotiable
Working Hours:
10AM-7PM
Location:
OXFORD
Closing Date:
31/01/2022
Job Category:
Catering Staff
Sodexo Segment:
UK Healthcare

Package Description

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • On-site canteen, free coffee from available vending machines and coffee shop
  • 20 days’ holidays per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • Shopping, hotel, cinema discounts and more
  • Employee of the Month Rewards

Job Introduction

  • Customer & Client Focus; Deliver exceptional customer service to build valuable long term relationships with colleagues, customers and clients
  • Impact & Influence; Communicates to build relationships and interacts appropriately with others
  • Continuous Improvement; Seeks to raise standards and improve quality of performance and service
  • Working with others; Works effectively and professionally with others to achieve the desired results

Main Responsibilities

Comply with statutory and company requirements

Assist in all aspects of the preparation of daily food production and presentation of food to the notified standard

To prepare all food with due care and attention, particularly in regards to customers’ special dietary requirements: for example, dairy or wheat allergies

Assist with the replenishment of food  to ensure service periods do not stop

Assist with the hygienic cleaning of kitchen to comply with all Health and Safety regulations

Assist with the implementation of cleaning schedules to agreed standards

Promote a friendly working relationship with colleagues

Promote a good company image to customers and guests by using positive customer service practices

To assist with the set up and presentation and execution of all Hospitality functions

To undertake occasional duties outside the normal routine but within the scope of the position and the department’s activities

Undertake all paperwork including stock ordering and take

Undertake and consider menu changes on a regular basis,  ideas to future menus

To report any complaints or compliments and take action if at all possible

To report any incident of accident, fire, theft, loss or damage and take action as may be appropriate

To attend meetings and courses, as required

The Ideal Candidate

Demonstrate experience of working in a similar role within the service industry at a comparable level in a company

Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards

Analyse problems analytically, develop opportunities and implement innovative solutions

Basic Food Hygiene and Health and Safety Certificates

NVQ Level 3 Professional Chef Diploma or equivalent.

Working knowledge of running a kitchen to provide fresh cooked meals, desserts and take away products

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.