Cleaner (Temporary) (Former Employee) – 130 Station Road, Sidcup, DA157AX – 13 August 2018
Anytime I would be in for work I would be content and understand exactly what needs to be done. Other staff were really helpful and made doing certain jobs easier by always being readily available to help when necessary.
Domestic Cleaner (Former Employee) – Royal Stoke University Hospital – 10 August 2018
Worked for sodexo for approximately 6 months, doing night shifts. Loved my job but unfortunately the pay is poor towards what people with a trust contract get. If they paid the same rate of pay then they would be a great company to work for.
Casual Worker (Former Employee) – Newcastle upon Tyne – 8 August 2018
I worked here twice from April-May 2017 then August 2017-April 2018. Although the shifts were easy always 4 hour shifts when a Newcastle match was on. i worked on food kiosk, serving food, and bottles of alcohol.
none now (Former Employee) – Blackpool, Lancashire – 4 August 2018
Steer well clear from this vile company! Loyal staff made redundant and replaced by agencies after months of false hope. A number of employees, such as myself have been with the company for multiple years to be told that a temp will be replacing us.No empathy shown at all. All we have been offered by them is the opportunity to apply for jobs that are not geographically suitable neither financially! Malicious and nasty company that show no heart. I would not recommend Sodexo to my worst enemy, nobody deserves this treatment. Dispicable!
a few cheap toiletries but thats about it.
all about money with this company. lack of faith with higher management.
Hard Services Manager (Former Employee) – Northampton, Northamptonshire – 27 July 2018
A decent company but spoiled by poor management at operational level. The systems and the ethos are clear and well laid out, but the implementation is way off. People are utterly disposable if the budget is not making the operational managers look good. Staff turnover is appalling through stress and poor support. I have never seen a company that treats its staff so badly - but this is because Sodexo doesn't necessarily know what the operational managers are up to. Smoke and mirrors springs to mind.
Sodexo gave reasonably flexible hours and a good hourly wage for unskilled and unexperienced workers however I did not enjoy working there, the atmosphere was reasonably hostile and the senior staff were quite incompetent.
Domestic Services Manager (Former Employee) – York – 12 July 2018
Overall a great job ,high management easy to talk to, sorry we lost the contract .salary could have been better for the job role ,but liked the hours Monday to Friday which suited the family. Hard work but fun as every one worked as a team. it would have been good to have lunches at a reduced price as we worked in a catering environment,the hardest part of the job was not having enough staff to cover all the aspects of the job but still having to deliver the same high service. Free car parking !.
Support Officer (Former Employee) – HMP Nortumberland – 8 July 2018
Worst thing that ever Happened to HMP Northumberland, was Sodexo, taking over the running, half the uniformed staff with twice as much work. Violence and drugs are rife, and the majority of new uniformed staff are so young, they are barely out of school.All Sodexo care about is profit, Went from being a great place to work to one where you are always looking over your shoulder as you don’t feel safe.
Prison Custody Officer (Current Employee) – forest bank – 3 July 2018
no day is the same for sure, one day you could have a shift with no issues the next day it can be non stop issues from the moment you walk in with no staff and none stop incidents all over. Aswell as the jail being at breaking point and staff leaving quicker than they can be employed. if you don't mind long hours not getting payed for the time you are being forced to stay and management that don't care if you finish your shift in one piece or get put in hospital then you have found the right place. Sodexo ruining staff lives for better profit
no day is the same
politics among staff and watch your own back culture rife
I worked there for nine and a half years and I wish I hadn't. The amount of abuse that I had to put up with from managers and colleagues alike was nothing short of jaw dropping. So a piece of advice I would give you would be this. Do not, under any circumstances work for sodexo ever. Particularly the sites in Bracknell. Stay away from anything at Cain Road. The managers there are monsters, literally. They've had 17 people leave in one year alone.
When you come to your senses and quit.
Rubbish pay, awful managers, even more dreadful area managers and just generally everything.