Food Service Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
£11 to £11 per month
Salary Description:
£11.00 - £11.00
Job Ref:

We currently have an opportunity for a Food Service Assistant to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.
Job DescriptionWe currently have two vacancies for experienced catering staff who will be required to provide a breakfast service on Saturday & Sundays between the hours of 08:30 - 10:30am.  The contracted hours are 07:30 - 11:30 on weekend days and will also include cleaning, cash handling & completing food safety paperwork.

We are looking for individuals who have experience in dealing with customers and confident in producing a breakfast service for approx. 25-30 customers.  Tasks will also include preparing a salad bar and any additional tasks given by the catering manager.

The successful candidates will also be offered additional hours to complete training, cover staff holidays and occasional periods when the site is busy.  Ardagh Group is a busy catering establishment and caters for buffets/hospitality, breakfast, snack bar and vending, however this only effects weekend staff if advanced preparation is required.



Main Responsibilities
To assist as directed with all aspects of preparation and presentation to the Company's standards
To provide an efficient and friendly service to customers in all areas of the catering department
To ensure that food is presented and served in a clean, hygienic environment
To assist at service times by serving the customer at the counter as directed, to the Company's standard
To complete all necessary sales controls and documentation for each service
To communicate well with customers and demonstrate a helpful attitude at all times
To undertake all aspects in cleaning equipment to the Company’s standard according to the cleaning rota or as directed
To ensure tables and accompaniments are kept as clean as is reasonably practicable and adequately stocked during service times and relay as required
To load service counters as and when directed and to ensure sufficient supplies throughout the service period
Fill and clean vending machines, record on Service cards
Check deliveries and temperatures on delivery, also record food temperatures during service temperatures
Operate till during service periods
To fulfil any reasonable management request
To attend/receive any job-related training as required
Additional Ad-hoc Duties:

To assist at any special functions, some of which may occur outside working hours
To report any customer complaints or compliments and take some remedial action if at all possible
To report immediately any incidents of accident, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food, or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate or possible
To attend meetings and training courses as may be necessary
To provide cover in other areas during periods of holidays and sickness

The Ideal CandidateEssential

Good communications skills
Previous food handling experience
Ability to adhere to all health & safety practices
Strong customer service skills
High level performer
High levels of personal hygiene and appearance


 Food hygiene certificate

About The CompanySodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. 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 (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 43,000 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.

**Skills Required**

Ability to use own Initiative

**Qualifications Required**

Basic Food Hygiene
Basic Health & Safety

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Paul Brice

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