Kitchen Porter – Schools

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Job Information

Date Posted: 04/01/2024
Closing Date: 01/03/2024
Location: Devon & Somerset
Job Reference: JOB-1944
Salary: £11 per Hour

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Description

We are looking for Kitchen Porters to play a crucial role in maintaining the cleanliness and organisation of the school’s kitchen and to ensure a hygienic and efficient working environment for the kitchen staff. You will be expected to work in schools all over Devon and Somerset as and when required. You must have a transferable DBS and own transport due to the nature of the role.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Wash and sanitize dishes, utensils, pots, and pans in a timely manner to ensure a continuous supply of clean kitchenware.
  • Keep kitchen surfaces, equipment, and appliances clean and sanitized according to health and safety standards.
  • Support kitchen staff in various tasks such as food preparation, basic cooking, and ingredient organisation.
  • Properly dispose of kitchen waste and recyclables, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Assist with monitoring and organising kitchen inventory, including notifying the chef or manager when supplies are running low.
  • Follow all health and safety guidelines to create a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues.

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle physical demands of the job.
  • Basic understanding of food safety and hygiene practices.
  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibilities as needed.
  • Transferable DBS – essential
  • Transport – essential