Vacancy - Kitchen Porter

Kitchen Porter


Kitchen team


Eastbourne - BN21 4JY


40 hours per week, 5 out of 7 Full Time


£19,760 - Per Annum


To Apply please send your CV to the email address below.

Emma Lee :

We want you..

Can you commit to feeding hungry tummies as well as hungry minds? We serve more than just a meal in our kitchens, and we want you, yes you…the BEST of the best!
The essential ingredient at the heart of our business is our people so we are searching for an experienced Kitchen Porter with a background in exceptional food catering services to join our business and work at one of our highly prestigious education settings based in Eastbourne – BN21 4JY.
If you are looking for an employer that will invest in you and develop your career further, then look no further and apply!

Benefits we offer…

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

• Competitive salaries
• Free meals whilst at work
• Career development opportunities/ HIT Apprenticeships
• Prestigious working environments
• Team events scheduled throughout the year
• 28 Prorated Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
• Pension scheme
• Company sick pay scheme
• Employee Benefits Platform
• Work/life balance
• Employee Assistance Program
• People awards to celebrate our employees
• Reward & recognition schemes
• Recommend a friend scheme

As a Kitchen Porter you will…

As well as having an excellent presentation, communication, and management skills, you will be able to demonstrate a real passion for food and service and possess bags of enthusiasm.

  • Ideally have experience working within Education catering
  • Have good Health & Safety knowledge
  • Flexible with a can-do attitude, customer focused
  • Fun and enthusiastic
  • Have excellent organization skills
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail
  • Be a team player, and enjoy succeeding as a team
  • Possess great customer service skills
  • Have a flexible approach to work

Overall Objectives:To perform and assist in a variety of tasks including cleaning, washing, carrying and other manual duties as requested by the kitchen team and to Holroyd Howe policies and standards.
Specific Responsibilities:
· To clean and wash up all kitchen and service items in an efficient manner.
· To assist in the preparation of food as required.
· To keep the kitchen and restaurant areas in a clean and tidy state at all times.
· To operate heavy equipment according to manufactures instructions.
Client Service:
· To project a willing and helpful attitude to customers.
· To be customer focused at all times, approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs.
· To treat your team members at location as you would expect to be treated.
· To co-operate with all team members and undertake duties in the kitchen / service areas as requested to ensure an efficient and effective service is delivered at all times.
Health & Safety, Food Safety, the Environment:
· To attend health and safety and food safety training courses as required.
· To ensure cleaning areas under your control are maintained to the company and COSHH standards.
· To rigorously follow the unit cleaning schedules.
Additional Responsibilities:
· To attend all location meetings as required.
· To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
· To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
· To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Holroyd Howe Management.
· To ensure compliance with the company’s policy on safer recruitment and safeguarding children and young adults at all times whilst at work.

Who we are…

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges.
We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children of all ages in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each school.
We invest in training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.

“Holroyd Howe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. All roles within Holroyd Howe are regarded as regulated activity and therefore we require an Enhanced DBS which includes a Barred List Check for all successful applicants. We will also require shortlisted applicants to provide appropriate information regarding their criminal offences.”

This appointment is offered on return of satisfactory professional references.