Kitchen Assistant, Longstock Farm Shop & Cafe

Job Type Catering & Hospitality
Region South East England
Location Leckford
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 3/5/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £8.40 - £10.50
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
39 hours per week on a rota basis
Earliest start: 08:00
Latest finish: 18:00

Duties & Responsibilities

Visitors to the beautiful Longstock Park Nursery & Farm Shop often treat themselves to a break to enjoy a drink and some food in the cosy and welcoming cafe overlooking the colourful nursery.

We offer fantastic customer service at all stages of the process, including in the kitchen in the preparation and delivery of the food. Everyone works together as a team, supporting each other and working flexibly to ensure all tasks are completed.

Joining the John Lewis Partnership comes with more than a new job and salary, that's just part of the total package. As part of our commitment to Principle 1 “The Partnership's ultimate purpose is the happiness of all its members, through their worthwhile and satisfying employment in a successful business” we offer a range of benefits to our Partners both in and outside of work.

If you want to know more about our full range of benefits, please visit or download the attached infogram.

Job Requirements

As a Kitchen Assistant in the Cafe you'll be required to:
- Assist the head and sous chef in food preparation
- Maintain a clean and organised environment
- Complete daily and weekly paperwork to adhere to food hygiene and partnership guidelines with regards to food safety.
- Work alongside front of house partners to offer an excellent customer experience

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate
- Proven kitchen experience
- Great customer service skills
- Ability to work as a team
- Flexibility

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

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

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