Hospital stays can be quite a stressful time for our patients and their loved ones, a simple smile and high quality customer service can put a patient at ease and make all the difference!
At Sodexo, we are passionate about the services we deliver and we place our customers at the heart of everything we do. To provide a great service, we have a team of passionate Retail Assistants behind us and we currently have a vacancy for a Retail Assistant at insert location to join us!
A few things about you
We are looking for somebody who is enthusiastic about delivering the best customer service, will communicate confidently with customers and will be a team player!
Experience isn’t essential, but a willingness to learn is!
This Role could involve lone working at times, free parking is available Monday - Friday via the Park & Ride
Shift pattern is Monday - Friday 7:00 - 16:00 (Shift Patterns could vary)
About The Company
Why choose Sodexo?
You don’t just join Sodexo, you belong.
What do we mean when we say belong?
It’s simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That’s our philosophy in a nutshell.
A career at Sodexo won’t tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience or passion, you’ll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.
We are committed to being an inclusive 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 Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins. We have also launched Be Heard which is an employee network designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.
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.
Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.
As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life, health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs. In addition to the essentials like 20 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and pension contribution, we can help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo with benefits such as;
Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop
Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family
Up to three paid days each year to volunteer
Your Lucky Number Employee Lottery (this also supports the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation)
Cycle to work
How this job measures up
Retail and sales assistants at Sodexo are typically paid £8.41–8.91 an hour.
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Do people think Sodexo head office understands what's happening where they work?
People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work
How we know this
90% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work
Based on information from 190 job reviews
Why this matters
At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.
To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.
Only some people are given support to progress here
How we know this
In the last year, 69% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role
Based on information from 184 job reviews
Why this matters
A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.
This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.