Kitchen Assistant

Job Type Customer Service
Location Bala - Bala Lake Hotel
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 29/05/2024
Vacancy Type Temporary
Salary £11.55 Hourly
Salary Frequency Hourly
Hours of Work Varied hours of full time work (37.5 hours) on a rota basis across seven days to include early starts, late finishes, evenings and weekends between the hours of 07:00 and 22:30.

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We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

Our Purpose

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Due to working time regulations, applicants must be 18 years or over to apply.

As Partners - members of the Partnership - it's our responsibility to ensure our success for the future. We proactively seek out opportunities to continuously improve the way we work, taking action to ensure the Partnership is efficient and we are all as productive as possible. It's an ethos each and every Partner works by and you'll carry into your own role too.

Do you have a real love of food and would like to join our friendly catering team working as Kitchen Assistant at our Hotel?

You'll be involved with the preparation of food, managing stock and wastage.
This is a role where you will receive ongoing training and there is scope to progress throughout the kitchen.

Job Requirements:
This role offers variety to your working day as well as the opportunity to gain experience within the hospitality industry. The emphasis always being on providing exceptional customer service.

We offer an attractive remuneration package with 28 days holiday per year including bank holidays, discount in all John Lewis and Waitrose stores, learning and leisure subsidies plus discounts and deals available at hundreds of high street names.

This is a Live Out role - there is no accommodation available.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications:
- Good communication skills.
- Can do attitude showing flexibility to work in the department.
- Food Safety Level 2 (will be trained within 3 months).
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Desirable experience skills and qualifications:
- Previous commercial kitchen experience including basic preparation of food items
- Able to be flexible in work approach and skill training

Additional Information:
As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.

Please consider the following when making your application:
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
- Print off the job description now if you require it.
- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.

Duties and Responsibilities

The role of kitchen assistant will see you work in all areas of the kitchen including kitchen porter, basic food preparation and adhering to cleaning schedules.

At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you're at your best when you're free to be yourself. Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It's why we've set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners (employees) and our customers. We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it's integral in our mission to build a happier world. We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you're a Partner, your differences will make all the difference. Find out more about D&I in the Partnership here -

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