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Working with Compass Group

Blue Arrow is one of the UK's largest specialist staffing companies, placing more than 60,000 people in work each year. We’re delighted to be working with Compass, a truly inspiring business that provides expert catering, cleaning, vending and facilities management services to a range of clients and sectors across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Blue Arrow places candidates across the UK with this employer so, wherever you live, there’s a good chance you’ll find a range of great opportunities near you.

Compass Group UK & Ireland comprises tens of thousands of talented people who deliver great-tasting food, memorable experiences and vital support services. From outstanding restaurant and dining experiences in amazing venues and stadiums, to feeding thousands of students, patients, workers and military personnel, Compass’ people go the extra mile to deliver warm welcomes, clean buildings and safe environments. It’s no wonder, then, that Compass is Number 1 in the UK and Ireland for catering and support services.


Great food, great service and great experiences

Founded in 1941 by an enterprising man called Jack Bateman – who established canteens to provide tasty, well-cooked food to munition factory workers – the business has developed significantly over the decades and come a long way from its tough, early beginnings. Yet the company’s founding principles – the belief that great food, great service and great experiences have the power to not only improve how businesses run, but to transform anyone’s day for the better – still hold true today.

Constantly moving with the times, today’s Compass consistently looks for ways to improve and innovate, creating an industry-leading, exciting and productive working environment.


Transforming things for the better

With important policies on diversity and inclusion, and social mobility in place to ensure that everyone – regardless of their background – can build a career in the food service sector, the company’s founding principle of ‘transforming things for the better’ is at the heart of all its business operations.

Enhancing wellbeing, sustainability and the environment are also key concerns. Compass is taking an active role in creating healthier food for healthier lives and ensuring essential resources are managed carefully, sourced sustainably and waste is reduced. Compass has also joined the UN’s Race to Zero campaign and is the first in the industry to publish a Net Zero plan. This will help deliver its ambition to create a sustainable food system through reducing carbon emissions, creating sustainable food production, increasing the share of locally sourced food and committing to a 100% electric fleet car setup by 2024.

If you’d like to work at an inspiring, industry-leading organisation that values talented staff and helps them to thrive – and you share the belief that it’s a privilege to deliver great-tasting food and memorable experiences – then the search for your ideal job with Compass starts right here. 

To learn more about why you should consider a job at Compass, click here, or take a look at our job description pages to find the perfect role for you:

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