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“Foodpack is an environment in which you can flourish with the full support of leaders who are passionate about shaping the future.  Our company is an excellent place to work, and colleagues receive competitive salaries, perks and benefits alongside a range of wellbeing benefits.”

Sharon Winder, HR Business Partner.

Our vision for our people is that they are fully supported by leaders and managers in all aspects of working life and we engage everyone positively so that we can work together to achieve success.

 

Indicators that we are succeeding in this vision are:

  • Staff turnover is low
  • Continued investment in our people and our infrastructure
  • Foodpack has successfully passed ethical audits

why FoodPack?

Why work for us?

Our vision for our people is that they are fully supported by leaders and managers in all aspects of working life and we engage everyone positively so that we can work together to achieve success.

Indicators that we are succeeding in this vision are:

  • Staff turnover is low
  • Continued investment in our people and our infrastructure despite challenging times
  • Foodpack continues to pass its many audits.
Employee Engagement and Communications

There are a number of working groups which are aimed at reviewing practices within Foodpack. The groups include, staff forums, health and safety, lunch and learns, focus groups, management meetings, team meetings and staff briefings all of which help to improve working life at Foodpack.

Staff Surveys and Suggestions

Constructive feedback is important to us and through quarterly reviews and suggestion schemes, it provides staff with an opportunity to express their views. All feedback is collected maintaining anonymity and is used to inform decisions aimed at improving working conditions.

Continuing Professional & Personal Development

All staff have access to a range of development opportunities and are encouraged to invest in themselves. Opportunities include: E-Learning; Accredited Training; Seminar and Events; 1-2-1 Coaching and Mentoring; Team Development Activities; Mandatory Training/Refreshers; Soft Skills Training; Awareness Sessions; Professional and Legal Training; Job Shadowing, Managerial Training and Health and Safety Training.

Ethical Stance

At Foodpack all staff are treated with dignity and respect. Equality of opportunity is fostered throughout, and we take pride in promoting an inclusive and supportive culture. Foodpack is a member of Sedex which drives improvements in ethical and responsible business practices in global supply chains.

Staff Benefits

Long service awards: we value contribution and as a way of saying thank you for long service, we recognise this through a range of gifts and presentations.
Pension scheme: staff who are eligible are auto-enrolled into our pension scheme.
Perkbox: all staff can register with Perkbox, an engagement platform offering a range of ways to help improve the financial, emotional and physical wellbeing of the team. Perkbox offers 100’s of free perks with everyday savings from brands across the UK, including free coffee every month from Caffe Nero and free mobile phone insurance.
Annual leave: staff receive enhanced annual leave with long service.
Employee Assistance Programme: Foodpack values the emotional wellbeing of all its staff and as such, staff have access to ‘confidential’ support when it’s needed most, and it is available 24/7, 365 days a year with access to personal, legal and financial advice and telephone counselling support.
Fitness and Health: all staff have access to free and discounted rates and memberships from a range of fitness providers and healthcare companies.
Company Shop: Foodpack is registered with Company Shop which offers staff up to 70% discount on their weekly shop. Company Shop is the UK’s largest redistributor of surplus food and FMCG products. From Asda through to Waitrose, Pepsi to Nestle, staff have access to savings on hundreds of household favourites.
Recognition Scheme: through a monthly scheme, staff are recognised for their contribution and commitment to Foodpack.
Uniforms, PPE and Safety Equipment: are provided to staff free of charge at the start of employment and replaced as and when required.

Facilities

Car park: all staff have access to free secure parking.
Chill out areas: there are several chill out areas for staff, these include: a canteen; picnic area and a comfy chair zone.
First aid: the site has a dedicated, private first aid room and has a number of staff fully qualified in delivering first aid.
Prayer room: Foodpack has a diverse culture and recognises and respects different religions and beliefs and a prayer room or private area can be provided on request.
Vending: several vending machines are located in the canteen offering a range of hot and cold drinks, and hot and cold food.

Health & Wellbeing

Occupational Health: Foodpack and its staff have access to an Occupational Health Service should it be required.
Counselling: confidential counselling is also available through the Employee Assistance Programme.
Mental Health Support: Foodpack takes its responsibility for mental health seriously and encourages staff experiencing mental health issues to seek help without the fear of stigma. Foodpack has trained Mental Health First Aiders who are able to provide help and guidance to those requiring support. Foodpack also undertakes regular events and activities aimed at increasing mental health awareness and wellbeing.
Reasonable Adjustments: under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and the Equalities Act 2010, Foodpack has a duty to consider reasonable adjustments to any member of staff who has or develops a disability or long-term health condition and who needs support which enables them to conduct their role.

Equality & Diversity

We recognise the need for encouraging diversity and whole-heartedly support a policy of equal opportunities in all areas of our work and responsibilities. Foodpack believes treating people fairly and equally regardless of whom they are, their backgrounds or their lifestyle is paramount to its inclusive environment. All staff are valued as individuals and can maximise their potential and contribution to Foodpack.
Foodpack recognises that people from different backgrounds can bring fresh ideas and a different approach, which can make the way we work and learn more enjoyable, creative, efficient and innovative.

If you feel that you match our values, we would love to hear from you.

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