Kitchen Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00001068-1
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Adcote School
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to 40 hours per week, made up of 8hr shift
  • Sector: Hospitality, Catering & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

RESPONSIBLE TO: The Head Chef / The Bursar
STATUS: Permanent / Full Time or Part time / Term Time plus six weeks (41 weeks)
HOURS OF WORK: Up to 40 hours per week, made up of 8hr shifts: Could include some weekend and evening work. Days to be confirmed.
HOURLY RATE: Rate £7.22 - £9.77/hr (Dependent on age and experience) Inc Holiday pay                                                                                     

An opportunity has become available to join our committed and friendly catering team, as either a full time or part time General Kitchen Assistant at Adcote School. We are looking for someone who is hard working, enthusiastic and has excellent standards of customer care.

With training and uniform provided, an affable and conscientious assistant is required to work with our existing team, where the focus is on excellent quality, fresh foods and outstanding service delivery. If you have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our team.

Ideally with previous experience of catering, or the ability to learn new skills, the successful candidate must be flexible, reliable, friendly and be committed to delivering excellent customer service with a consistent smile.

Duties will include:

·         Serving customers

·         Setting up the counters

·         Preparing the service area

·         Basic food preparation and assisting the chefs where possible

·         Working in the wash-up area

·         Keeping the kitchen and Dining Hall clean and tidy including cleaning dining tables

·         Clearing down.

Health and Safety:

·         Maintain a safe and positive working environment.

·         Under the Health & Safety at Work Act a member of staff is required to take reasonable care for his/her own health and safety and abide by the School’s Health & Safety policy.

This Job Description may be altered to meet changing needs and will be reviewed with the post holder. The Job Description is indicative of the nature and level of responsibilities associated with the post. It is not intended to be exhaustive; other tasks may be allocated as necessary from time to time.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:        2nd November 2020

In the first instance, please contact the School Secretary on 01939 260202 for a Job Description and application form.

Then send your CV, covering letter and application form to:

 Email: or The School Secretary, Adcote School, Little Ness, Shrewsbury SY4 2JY

Tel: 01939 260202

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the police. The school reserves the right to appoint an individual at any point during the process.