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Kitchen Porter

Salary: £9 - £13.50 per Hour
Location: Cooden
Contract type: Contract
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We're looking for someone who will be a great addition to our team, because no commercial kitchen can run without a good Kitchen Porter. As an essential part of restaurants, cafes, hospitals, schools, nursing homes, prisons, or staff canteen, you are a crucial to a smooth service of food and drinks to customers and patients.

Hours: Various shift times available, both Full and Part time
Pay rate: £9-£13.50 per hour

As a Kitchen Porter you will have:
* Good working knowledge of kitchen practices
* Experience of washing dishes and cleaning in a commercial kitchen
* Ability to work well with your hands and physical skills like movement, coordination and dexterity
* Physically fit enough to work on your feet for most of the shift
* Organisational skills and the ability to work methodically, and prioritise items that are needed in the kitchen for service
* Understanding of basic food hygiene practices
* Understanding of the importance of stock rotation when storing deliveries, especially perishable items

Main Duties/Responsibilities

* Wash up dishes, and cleaning kitchen appliances, work surfaces and walls
* Prepare work surfaces to ensure hygiene standards are adhered to
* Ensure pots, pans plates and cutlery back into use quickly during service
* Receive and unloading deliveries; when unloading items provide organisation in the kitchen and storeroom
* Remove waste and recycling throughout the day and at the end of a shift
* Sweep and mop the floor
* Keep track of chemicals and cleaning items needed for your section, and notifying the Head Chef when stock is running low
* Basic food preparation and assisting the chefs where appropriate, such as washing and peeling vegetables, moving deliveries to storage areas, cleaning of kitchen equipment and areas

* Competent level of English spoken and written
* DBS, standard or enhanced - desirable
* Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
* Minimum level 1 food hygiene

So, if you want to be a valuable part of our hard-working kitchen brigade and develop your skills with Blue Arrow, please apply today!

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