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Job Introduction As a Sous Chef at Sodexo in Leven, Fife, KY8 5HD , you'll have a passion for food and excellent organisational skills. This is a chance to make a positive impact at our...

Job Introduction

As a Sous Chef at Sodexo in Leven, Fife, KY8 5HD, you'll have a passion for food and excellent organisational skills. This is a chance to make a positive impact at our prestigious corporate site, all while getting an opportunity to advance your career with a global leader in services! Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way. 

  What you’ll do:   

  • To organise, lead and support the preparation and presentation of all meals service at the required times and to the required high standard.
  • To ensure that all food is prepared with due care and attention, particularly in regard to customers’ special dietary requirements: for example, nut, dairy or wheat allergies.
  • To organise any special function as required, some of which may occur outside of normal working hours
  • To ensure that the Company and Statutory Regulations pertaining to the safe and hygienic operation of the kitchen and ancillary areas are adhered to by all members of staff and visitors in the absence of management.
  • To manage menu planning via DRIVE, rotas, orders, and receiving, checking and storing deliveries as requested. To complete the menu purchase planner and recipe cards for all main meals.
  • Constant site monitoring, ensuring the service is running efficiently, on budget and as per contract
  • To be responsible for all aspects of Health and Safety and the Environment on work activities to ensure actions comply in accordance with statutory and contractual requirements. Completion to the standards of; Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments, Audit/Inspection and other H&S compliance and safety expected activities.
  • To comply at all times with the Company's Quality Assurance and Health and Safety Procedures and to ensure that all work is undertaken in accordance with the Industry's best practices.
  • To ensure that all areas in which work is undertaken are kept in a clean and tidy condition to ensure minimum disruption to the building occupants.
  • Ensure the fit-for-purpose, of issued clothing, uniform, tools, equipment and PPE and is to a safe and good working order of condition.
  • Maintain unit level stocks, reporting on inventory as managed assets.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be required for the effective operation of the catering services.
  • Attend training sessions and meetings as required.

What you bring:  

  • It is essential that you have a pro-active attitude and can be flexible in relation to duties and working hours. The job also requires someone who can demonstrate that they have strong organisational and planning skills and have the ability to priorities and manage their time effectively
  • The candidate must be able to work effectively without close supervision and must possess good organisational skills.
  • The ability to communicate clearly is seen as essential
  • Experience of delivering financial targets
  • Experience of customer service and in particular customer relationship management
  • IT & systems literate, use of IT systems to provide/monitor data within the Quality Assurance and other management reporting systems

What we offer:  

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment  
  • Competitive compensation  
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications

Package Description

SOUS CHEF

  • Shift Pattern: Sunday to Thursday.
  • 35 Hours per week
  • £14.60 per hour
  • Training, development, and progression opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme (Talent Spotters)
  • Online Recognition Scheme (Reward Hub)
  • Check your local transport links here: - the destination you should input is (KY8 5HD)

About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

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.

Click to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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