Kitchen Assistant - Airport Lounge
We currently have an opportunity for a Kitchen 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.Package description
A full time vacancy has arisen for a Kitchen Assistant to join our team in the Emirates Lounge at Gatwick airport. 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
Employment will be subject to the candidate obtaining an airside ID pass, therefore a full five year working history must be provided in order to obtain the necessary references. In addition, the successful completion of an online security training course and a basic criminal record check will be required.
The working hours for this position are 39.25 per week on a 4 on 2 off shift pattern in a split shifts (05:15 - 14:00 and 13:30 - 22:30), included weekends and Bank Holidays
The successful candidate will support the Management Team in the operational management of the cleaning and catering contract, to maximizing the performance and ensuring the service is operated safely, hygienically and to contractual specifications and to provide reliable and high quality housekeeping and janitorial service to our first class and business lounge.Main responsibilities
- To perform a variety of manual tasks to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen.
- To maintain standards of health and Safety and Environment.
- To provide the highest level of customer service and cleaning duties are carried to the highest possible standard in a safe manner
- Food preparation (including pot wash, cleaning, delivery and stock rotation)
- Assisting with the preparation and serving of all meals and beverages to customersEnsuring that the kitchen and service areas are clean and tidyEnsuring health and safety regulations are followed
- Possess good customer service skills
- Good communication skills – written and verbal
- The ability to demonstrate great team workBasic Food Hygiene & Basic Health & Safety Certificate is advantageous but not essential for this role
Sodexo is 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 (Scotland).
In 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.