Kitchen Assistant, Back of House

Job Type Customer Service
Location Kings Cross, 1 Wharf Road - Kings Cross
Additional Locations London - Finchley Road
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 30/01/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £23,785.60 - £28,481.67
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5 hours per week, Earliest start time: 08:00, Latest finish time: 22:00. 2-3 late nights per week. Weekends on a rota basis. Hours to be discussed at assessment.


What’s the role about?

The purpose of this role is to provide consistent support for both the front of house & kitchen teams with customer journey. Exemplary cleanliness, equipment replenishment & organisation.

This is a fast paced role in a busy cookery school and is critical to the success of the operation.

What will you be doing as a Kitchen Assistant?

  • Ensuring all equipment is washed & readily available for customers and chefs

  • Cleaning various areas of cookery school including preparation kitchen and customer facing areas

  • Providing support to FOH when required

  • Cleanliness, correct disposal of waste, organisation & stock rotation within storage areas

  • Support chefs with shopping, food preparation, customer trays and course setup

Full details relating to this role can be found on the attached Job Outline.

If you are internal, please ensure you apply via Workday and not jlpjobs and please access the Job Outline via this link:


What you'll have:

  • Experience and confident in a customer facing environment, kitchen or restaurant



  • The application form consists of a CV upload, an online test followed by application questions. Please ensure you refresh the page each time you complete a task to ensure you complete everything that you need to in time. (If internal, check your Workday notifications)

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early ​ ​

Internal use only:


Duties and Responsibilities

Our Cookery School in King’s Cross, London has 2 fantastic opportunities for Kitchen Assistants to join their friendly and welcoming team on a permanent basis

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so, at your interview, feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

Attachment: Kitchen Assistant BOH Version 2.pdf 


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