KITCHEN PORTER

VARIOUS SHIFT PATTERNS AVAILABLE COVERING EVENINGS, WEEKENDS AND LATE NIGHT FINISHES. HOURS AVAILABLE FROM 0 - 40 PER WEEK. 

PERMANENT CONTRACTS AND TEMPORARY SUMMER CONTRACTS AVAILABLE. 

 

PAY DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE UP TO £10 PER HOUR.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR PART TIME EXPERIENCED KITCHEN PORTERS / KITCHEN ASSISTANTS TO JOIN OUR KITCHEN TEAM. 

 

YOU’LL NEED TO HAVE A STRONG WORK ETHIC, SOME HANDS ON KITCHEN EXPERIENCE AND CONFIDENCE IN BASIC FOOD PREPARATION, STOCK MANAGEMENT, FOOD SAFETY, ALLERGENS AND FOOD HYGIENE.

WHAT YOU'LL GET UP TO

AS KITCHEN PORTER YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CLEANLINESS OF A BUSY KITCHEN, WORKING IN A FAST-PACED ENVIRONMENT. 

 

YOU’LL HAVE A HANDS-ON EAGER APPROACH IN SUPPORTING THE KITCHEN TEAM; BY UNLOADING DELIVERIES, ORGANISING STOCK AND STORE AREAS, MANAGING WASTE, CLEANING EQUIPMENT AND WASHING POTS. 

 

TAKING THE LEAD TO ENSURE THE HYGIENE AND CLEANLINESS STANDARDS OF THE KITCHEN AREAS ARE OUTSTANDING AT ALL TIMES IS PARAMOUNT. YOU’LL NEED TO BE ABLE TO PROACTIVELY WORK WITH THE TEAM TO ENSURE KITCHEN SPACES ARE KEPT HYGIENICALLY CLEAN, TIDY AND ORGANISED. 

 

YOUR DAY TO DAY DUTIES WILL INCLUDE SETTING UP FOR SERVICE, ACCEPTING AND UNLOADING DELIVERIES, ORGANISING AND ROTATING STOCK, COLLECTING & WASHING POTS, MAINTAINING THE CLEANLINESS OF KITCHEN STATIONS DURING SERVICE AND ASSISTING WITH CLOSING DOWN THE KITCHEN ENSURING ALL STOCK IS PUT AWAY, ALL SURFACES, FLOORS AND EQUIPMENT IS CLEAN AND RUBBISH IS TAKEN OUT. 

 

YOU’LL ALSO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLETING DAILY AND WEEKLY CLEANING CHECKLISTS. AS WELL AS HAVING OPPORTUNITIES TO ASSIST WITH BASIC FOOD PREPARATION AND COOKING.

THE BASICS

  • FULL TIME AND PART TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE FROM 0-40 HOURS PER WEEK

  • PAY DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE UP TO £10 PER HOUR 

  • VARIOUS SHIFT PATTERNS COVERING, EVENINGS WITH LATE FINISHES AND WEEKENDS 

  • PRIOR KITCHEN EXPERIENCE IS ESSENTIAL

  • MUST HAVE AN UNDERSTANDING OF HEALTH DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS, CONSISTENTLY MAINTAINING A CLEAN WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND MANAGING STOCK

  • MUST HAVE BASIC FOOD HYGIENE AND SAFETY TRAINING CERTIFICATES 

  • HAS EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS WHICH INCLUDES THE ABILITY TO USE CLEAR, CONCISE, AND GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT WRITTEN AND ORAL LANGUAGE IN INTERACTIONS WITH CUSTOMERS, SUPPLIERS, COLLEAGUES AND MANAGEMENT

  • MUST BE ABLE TO MULTITASK AND BE FLEXIBLE

  • MUST BE ADAPTABLE, DEPENDABLE AND A TEAM PLAYER 

  • MUST BE ABLE TO REMAIN FOCUSED AND PROFESSIONAL IN A FAST PACED AND BUSY ENVIRONMENT 

  • SHOULD BE OPEN AND WILLING TO LEARN NEW SKILLS 

  • SHOULD HAVE A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO IDENTIFY PROBLEMS AND WORK QUICKLY TO FIND SOLUTIONS 

  • WORKS EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHERS, ON ALL LEVELS, IN A POSITIVE AND PROFESSIONAL MANNER 

  • SHOULD BE ABLE TO WORK WELL AS PART OF A TEAM OR INDEPENDENTLY

MORE INFORMATION

  • ALL POSITIONS COME WITH A 3 MONTH TRAINING PERIOD AND A PERFORMANCE BASED PAY REVIEW AFTER 6 MONTHS OF SERVICE 

  • 28 DAYS HOLIDAY  (INCLUDES SOME BANK HOLIDAYS) 

  • CHRISTMAS DAY, BOXING DAY, NEW YEARS DAY AND SOME BANK HOLIDAYS OFF 

  • COMPANY PENSION SCHEME PROVIDED BY NEST 

  • STAFF DISCOUNTS FOR YOU, YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS

  • ONLINE ROSTERING SOFTWARE MAKING IT EASY TO CHECK YOUR SHIFTS, REGISTER YOUR HOURS AND BOOK TIME OFF 

  • UNCAPPED TIPS, PAID DIRECTLY INTO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT THROUGH TIPJAR

  • LOTS OF TRAINING, DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE  

  • TEAM EVENTS, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH REWARDS AND TRAINING DAYS

IF WE DON’T HAVE ANY VACANCIES THAT ARE RIGHT FOR YOU, DON’T SWEAT IT, WE’RE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR HARDWORKING TALENTED PEOPLE TO JOIN OUR EVER GROWING TEAM. IF YOU THINK YOU’RE A GOOD FIT, WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU! JUST EMAIL YOUR CV USING THE LINK BELOW OR EMAIL US

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO OUR OPENING HOURS YOU WILL NEED TO BE ABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS AND LATE EVENINGS, PLEASE ENSURE SUITABILITY OF THE HOURS BEFORE APPLYING. 

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU. 

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Thank you! We’ll be in touch.

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