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Shift Leader (Food Services)

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

Job Introduction

Are you a friendly, approachable and sociable character? Would you like the security of working for one of the world’s largest employers? Do you want the comfort of not having to work split shifts, late nights and every weekend? Are you passionate about excellent customer service? If you answered yes to all of these then you could be exactly who we are looking for.

We will soon be launching a brand new sub and salads concept called Sub Connection. We will be the first site in the UK to have this exciting new brand available to our customers so are on the look out for the perfect addition to our family. This is an excellent opportunity for a keen individual with branded fast service dining experience.

Working within Merville Barracks, home to the British Army’s rapid response brigade and delivering the largest food offer across the entire Defence contract, your main role is to deliver an outstanding service to every customer every time.

Role Responsibility

This is a brand new role as part of a new subs and salads food concept. You will be hands on leading from the front ensuring that this new offer is an overwhelming success from day one.

Sub Connection is a new and exciting brand currently in America and we will be the first site in the UK to launch. Therefore huge focus will be on you and your team to ensure every customer gets the perfect sub or salad every time.

You will need to ensure that your team are compliant with Company safety management systems at al times, place food orders as well as be on the floor supporting your team during peak periods.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Good numerical and communication skills, must be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication
  • Knowledge of health & safety and food safety
  • Able to work on own initiative within a team environment
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
  • Must be available to work shifts between 06:00 and 22:00 Monday - Sunday.
  • Must have experience within a branded fast service dining outlet.


  • IOSH and CIEH qualifications or equivalent
  • Proven track record of employment within the catering/hospitality industry

Package Description

Access to a very popular and generous employee discount scheme.

Holiday 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

Most weekends off work (rota system in place)

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


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