Kickstart Role – Kitchen Assistant

Website The Pit Stop NE

Contracted Hours: 25 hours per week.

Working Pattern: Between 9am – 10pm, Monday – Sunday.

Hourly Rate: National Minimum Wage based on age.

Job Placement Summary:

About us:

The Pit Stop is a cafe & kitchen in Sunderland, we offer a variety of dishes served including daily specials. We also have a sister company – Sosta Italian Kitchen.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensuring the food preparation areas are clean and hygienic.
  • Washing utensils and dishes, making sure they are stored appropriately.
  • Storing, sorting and distributing ingredients.
  • Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking food, also helping to prepare salads and desserts.
  • Disposing of rubbish.
  • Organising linen laundry.
  • Cleaning the food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas.


  • The opportunity to build and develop your confidence and skills.
  • A new understanding of how a kitchen environment works.
  • Guidance from professionals to make sure you can perform your tasks to a high standard.
  • Training in food hygiene.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Understanding of the importance of Health and Hygiene.
  • Great team working skills.
  • Previous experience in a kitchen environment would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Efficient time keeping skills.
  • Organised and hard working.
  • The desire and ability to listen and learn in a busy environment.
  • Self-motivated.

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