Kickstart Team member


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Fixed Term – Part Time
10660 - 10660
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Job Category:
Apprentice/Work Experience
Sodexo Segment:
Sodexo Limited

Package Description

The role is a 6 month contract, based remotely. At present, we can only accept applications from those who are currently unemployed be between 16-24 years old and receiving Universal credit

The role is 25 hours per week, based over Monday to Friday, working time and days will be discussed at the interview

To apply you must contact your work coach at the job centre plus and quote the vacancy ID 372074



Please note that this vacancy is created through the Government's Kickstart Scheme so we can consider only candidates eligible for this programme. Candidates must be in receipt of Universal Credit and be between 16-24 years old

Please visit the official UK government website to find out the requirements for candidate

Please complete the below questions to apply for the position - we look forward to receiving your application


Job Introduction

Exciting opportunity to come and join the team at Sodexo who work with our suppliers and to learn more about how we manage our supply chain (the way we bring products and services into the business)

This role is home based and therefore location can be anywhere, however easy reach of Stevenage or Salford is advantageous for meeting up and working together from time to time, but it is not essential. We work over Teams and you will get access to share folders so that when working remotely you can access everything you need.

We will supply a laptop and you will get access to the Sodexo’s learning system where you can access 100’s of online learning programmes and a playlist of training modules that has been superficially designed for our kickstart team members that will guide you through CV writing, interview techniques and so much more.

We hold a weekly learning and check in session with all our Kickstart employees so that they can connect and develop their skills whilst working virtually as a group and as soon as you have a Sodexo Email address you will be invited to join. This is an essential part of our programme, so your attendance is required.

Your line manager will show you what you need to do and how you need to do, all you need to do is come to work with a positive and pro-active attitude, and eagerness to work for a great organisation like Sodexo.

We are looking to find an enthusiastic and motivated individual passionate about contributing to make a positive impact for the people and community we serve.

The successful applicant will be given a full induction, and as stated above, Sodexo gives all out kickstart team members access to our learning systems and learning playlists that are designed to help them grow their business and professional skills.

You will also be paired with a mentor for the duration of the programme.

Main Responsibilities

These kickstart team member jobs will be working closely with the skilled supply management team, support on and administering essential supply chain processes and growing the individual’s overall knowledge and understanding of what supply chain management is all about in a large organisation such as Sodexo.

If you are confident working with IT and have some skills in working with Excel and other data systems. If you enjoy talking with people and performing methodical tasks. This could be a great introduction to the exciting career pathway

The Ideal Candidate

  • Comfortable with Microsoft office programmes such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to collaborate with different stakeholders
  • Passionate or interested in contributing to social impact

About The Company

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.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is 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