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Part Time, Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for a part time assistant to join our fantastic kitchen team.  If you have high standards, a great team spirit and a willingness to learn we would like to hear from you.

We are extremely proud to have been in the heart of the community for older people for over 30 years, bringing a sense of belonging, companionship, fun and enjoyment to those in their golden years. 

Our close knit and busy kitchen is at the centre of this; preparing vital meals, which we deliver to the most vulnerable, as well as lunches for those who come to our social centre. 

As the Kitchen Assistant, you will be integral in our day to day running. 

Main duties will include:

  • Helping to prepare nutritionally well-balanced meals under the guidance of our head chef

  • Ensuring the correct use of all machinery and equipment

  • General housekeeping including cleaning to help maintain a safe and healthy environment

  • Washing up when required

  • Assisting with the loading or unloading of deliveries and supply vehicles

  • Complying with Food Handling & Hygiene standards

  • Complying with Health & Safety regulations

  • Occasional delivery duties in the event of an emergency

Our ideal kitchen assistant will:

  • Demonstrate an ability to manage pressure, prioritise tasks and communicate effectively at all levels

  • Have a committed and organised approach

  • A Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided

  • Have a full driving licence

What can we offer?

  • 27.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday

  • Competitive rate of pay – starting salary of £10p/h

  • Full induction and training

  • Opportunity to grow in your role

  • DBS checks and updates

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Holiday pay

  • Staff meal provided

Please send a copy of your CV to Jessica Wells -

Expected closing date: 5:30pm on Friday 11 March 2022