Kitchen Porter

Job title:                        Kitchen Porter

Salary:                            National Minimum Wage

Hours:                            30 hours per week (minimum)

Reporting to:               Executive Chef

Location:                       Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Gateshead

About us

Groundwork works across the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy use and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Kitchen Porter to join our Café Shrub Team.  Working with a supportive brigade, you will be expected to have basic hygiene knowledge, experience using chemicals, be able to follow instructions and work in a timely and efficient manner.

The role requires a positive and flexible approach with the ability to operate effectively in a fast paced customer environment.  In addition, the role will require weekend working and some evening working.

About you

We are seeking someone who has experience working within a catering environment.  With a pleasant disposition and positive attitude and the ability to communicate with people at all levels as you will be dealing with staff, customers and suppliers.

With a passion for food and delivering an excellent service, you will also have knowledge of food safety and health and safety principles.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Hilary Woolard, Centre Manager on 01207 524800. 

Want to apply?

Great.  All you need to do is send us your CV

All CV’s should be emailed to or by post to Groundwork NE & Cumbria, Grosvenor House, 29 Market Place, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7NP.

Kitchen Porter – Job Description

Kitchen Porter – Person Specification

Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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