Full Time Kitchen Assistant – Lavenham, Suffolk -REF 936

Position Filled
Posted on
January 24, 2022
Brettenham, Suffolk
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live out
Office / Professional & Other / Other

Full Time Kitchen Assistant required for Independent school located in the beautiful village of Brettenham-easy access from Stowmarket, Sudbury and Hadleigh.

We are looking for someone reliable, with a good work ethic and the ability to work well within a team whom provide meals for pupils, staff and visitors to the school.

Working Hours       44.6 weeks paid including 28 days holiday inc. Bank Holidays

Term Time plus 4 weeks ( 38 weeks) 2 week rota

Week 1: 7.30 – 3.15 pm  Monday to Friday

Week 2: 7.30 – 3.15 pm Monday to Friday

10.45 – 18.30 Sunday

19 kitchen cleaning days out of term

9.45 -2.15pm

The Job:

  • Assisting chef with food preparation and other duties
  • Sunday cook already pre-prepared meals for lunch and supper-serving the children in the dining room
  • Undertake dining room duties, including serving of correct portions of food and beverage at the designated times to staff, pupils and visitors.
  • Assist with school functions and events
  • Washing up crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.
  • Undertake daily and periodic cleaning
  • Hand in lost property from dining room
  • During school holiday undertake more thorough cleaning as directed by Catering Manager
  • Keep Health and Safety skills updated and adhere to safe working practices
  • Report defects and maintenance requirements

The Person:

  • Must be a good team player but able to work using one initiative
  • Must have the ability to understand oral and written instructions
  • Must possess basic food handling skills
  • Understand child protection issues
  • Experienced in food presentation in a commercial/educational environment
  • Will hold a Food Hygiene certificate

We are looking for an honest, reliable, punctual person with good interpersonal skills.

Conscientious with a willingness to learn new skills

A well presented person who is self motivated with a positive ‘can do’ approach.

Tel Jackie 07979501997