Are you an aspiring Operations Administrator who is eligible for the Government Kickstart Scheme?

Job Details

This job is funded by the government’s Kickstart Scheme and therefore is only open to candidates eligible to apply via the job centre. Kickstart Scheme jobs are only available for Universal Credit claimants aged 16 to 24 who are referred to us by DWP. If you think you may be eligible, please discuss with your Job Centre Work Coach as soon as possible as we would hate to miss out on you.

Role: Operations Administrator

Hours: 40-hours per week

Contract Type: 6-month contract to start

Salary: £9 per hour

Location: Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (office based)


Safer Food Scores is an established and well respected consultancy business specialising in food hygiene, allergen management and health and safety. During the COVID-19 pandemic we have become an increasingly essential support to our existing client base and have also attracted a significant volume of new clients. As a result we are needing to expand the existing team to allow us to continue supporting our clients in line with our PURE values

Role Details

This is an exciting new role providing key administrative and operational support to the Head Office team.

The role will be varied but built largely around the following tasks.

  • Dealing with incoming phone calls in a courteous & efficient style & directing them accordingly or taking & passing on accurate messages
  • Administration of client e-learning orders
  • Configuring new clients on our compliance software to include communicating with clients
  • Administration of training courses, collating, quality checking and posting materials
  • Communicating with and assisting consultants to fulfil client requirements
  • Assisting with marketing of the business, social media posts, email newsletters, blogs and updating website
  • Monitoring and ordering office supplies
  • Devise and review designated standard operating procedures.

Key Competencies

  • Should be well-presented and business-like.
  • Must be friendly, confident and enthusiastic to learn the job
  • Must have a good command of written and verbal English language.
  • Must be able to travel to the office on a daily basis either by private vehicle or public transport.

Additional Support

The successful candidate will also receive weekly coaching on essential work skills from an external accredited training company.

This includes the importance of attendance, timekeeping and travelling to work and will teach skills in communication, teamwork, CV writing, interview techniques and looking for long term work. The training is a sequence of 24 x weekly 1 hour face-face live on-line sessions during normal working hours.

How To Apply

This job is funded by the Government Kickstart scheme and therefore is only open to candidates eligible to apply via the job centre. If you think you may be eligible, please discuss with your job centre work coach as soon as possible. Find out more information here:

Safer Food Scores is an equal opportunities employer. This means that we welcome applications from everyone who meets the Kickstart Scheme eligibility criteria.


Are you a food hygiene and safety trainer or consultant?

If you would like to work for a dynamic and exciting food hygiene and health and safety training company and consultancy, we would love to hear from you. Our clients demand excellence (and rightly so) and it is essential therefore that you are able to communicate clearly and act professionally at all times. You should be friendly, helpful and understand the absolute requirement for confidentiality.

It goes without saying that you will be fully qualified in your area of expertise and that you will have the necessary experience to be able to provide practical and cost effective compliance solutions for our clients. Trainers should be energetic and understand the need to make our training courses interesting and fun. We currently have vacancies in some parts of the country on a sub-contracting basis for the following positions:

  • Food hygiene consultants and/or trainers
  • Health and safety consultants and/or trainers
  • Fire safety consultants and/or trainers
  • Level 3 Education and Training trainers

If you would like to join our team please complete our SFS sub-contractor application form and return it by e-mail with your CV to


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