Kickstart Role – Kitchen Porter

Website Dine & Slumber Ltd

Supporting local organic suppliers

Contracted Hours:

25 Hours per week

Working Pattern:

Hours vary weekly between Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm.

Hourly Rate:

National Minimum Wage based on age

Job Placement Summary :

About us:

A primary focus for the team here at the Bathurst Arms was to create a food offer to support local organic suppliers with aim to raise awareness of the growing culture, supporting organic food and focusing on the impact we create through when farming soil for everything we eat. Adapting our eating habits and the sourcing of where our food comes from, is vital to protect the land we farm to feed ourselves.

Supported by the “Organic Served Here” scheme provided by the soil association, the Bathurst Arms is the first pub to ever achieve 5 star organic status. This badge means at any time over 95% of ingredients are sourced from certified organic farmers, producers and suppliers.

What you will be doing:

  • Cleaning and sanitising all meal preparation areas as well as kitchen walls, stoves, sinks, ovens, and grills.
  • Sweeping and mopping all kitchen areas during shifts and at the end of shifts.
  • Washing dirty dishes.
  • Ensuring that all cooking equipment is in good working order.
  • Receiving and unpacking all deliveries.
  • Emptying, re-lining, and washing garbage cans as required.
  • Ensuring that refrigerators, freezers, and storage areas are clean and well-organised.
  • Assisting the Chef with basic food preparation, which includes washing, peeling, measuring and cutting meal ingredients as per the Chef’s instructions.


  • The chance to use this placement as a stepping stone into a future career in catering.
  • Guidance and training from experienced professionals to make sure you feel confident in your role and get the most out of your time at the placement.
  • An opportunity to gain new skills and boost your confidence in a workplace environment.
  • Valuable experience to use on your CV.
  • A chance to work for a business that makes a difference by promoting food sustainability in the community.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • You should also be able to accurately measure ingredients as per the Chef’s instructions.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to follow instructions closely and work well in a team.
  • Able to adhere to food health and safety regulations.
  • There are no firm requirements for this position, but experience in the kitchen is highly valued.

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