Food Service Assistant / Retail Assistant - Coffee Shop

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South East
£8.21 to £8.21 per annum
Salary Description:
£8.21 - £8.21
Job Ref:

This is a customer service role based primarily in our 'Proud to Serve Costa' coffee shop with some food prep included. 

You may be required to support in other areas of the building during key service times. You will be required to support Front of House operations during key meal timings by clearing trays, cleaning tables, cleaning hotplates etc.

Colchester PFI is one of the most ambitious PFI projects undertaken, Merville Barracks is the home of the 16 Air Assault Brigade with 3500 military personnel on site. We are the showcase and benchmark for Sodexo global defence, helping to lead on strategy and vision for the future

We are a key partner to the Ministry of Defence, running services at major UK and overseas military bases which improve quality of life for our military personnel. The impact of change and uncertainty as consolidation occurs throughout the armed forces, set against a backdrop of today’s rapidly changing world, makes the preservation of high standards even more important than ever. We are dedicated to delivering the best quality as well as cost-efficiency in the delivery of infrastructure, facilities management, catering, retail and leisure services to the armed forces community
Job DescriptionHoliday entitlement of 20 days plus 8 bank holidays per year which increases with length of service (pro-rata).

Full uniform provided including safety shoes.

Company sick pay entitlement of 5 full days after 6 months employment.

No late night shifts.

Most weekends off work (rota system in place).

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster
Main ResponsibilitiesYour day to day role will be to greet and serve our customers in our coffee shop. You will be required to use an EPOS till (cash handling), prep paninis/sandwiches etc. aswell as serve hot food and drinks.

The Ideal CandidateEssential:

Good communication skills, must be able to demonstrate effective verbal communication.
Able to work on own initiative within a team environment.
Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards.

About The CompanyIn 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

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.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists.  Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the ‘ideal candidate’ on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Michael Silk

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