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Kitchen Porter

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are currently seeking a highly talented and driven person to work in the one of our Cork sites.


We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise their workload and have the ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.


You will be working as part of a team but you will at times be expected to work independently and under your own initiative.



Role Responsibility

  • To undertake all necessary cleaning to the Company’s standard, according to the cleaning rota, or as directed including walls (up to 6 feet), floors, fixtures & fittings, incl. canopies, equipment, pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, glassware etc.;
  • To ensure a high standard of personal hygiene, cleanliness and neatness ensuring full Sodexo uniform is worn at all times;
  • To comply with statutory and company hygiene regulations in handling and storage of food and beverages;
  • To ensure you act in the interests of your own safety and the safety of others as all times;
  • To assist as directed with all aspects of preparation and presentation of food to the Company’s standard;
  • To receive any training that is necessary to maintain and improve the standards of the establishment;
  • To ensure tables and condiments are kept clean at all times and that condiments are well stocked;
  • To assist in cleaning the food service counters and vending machines as and when required;
  • To attend to any reasonable request by management.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in food handling, cleaning and customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene or HACCP. Further training, will be provided by the organisation.
  • Customer Service – a strong commitment and track record in providing a high level of customer service in a busy environment.
  • Communication – good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate positively to customers at all level.
  • Flexibility – the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team in a rapidly changing environment.

Package Description

Kitchen Porter

Monday to Friday

39 hours per week

Training will be given

Applications to:

About the Company

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.

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


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