Kitchen Assistant - Weekends

Job Type Customer Service
Location Stockbridge - Leckford Estate
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 16/08/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £20,150.00 - £23,000.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 15


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.


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

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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.

Live in accommodation is available on-site at a cost of 66p deducted from every hour worked, which acts as a contribution towards living costs. This price remains unmatched in the surrounding area by some margin and covers accommodation in your own private quarters, all general bills & meals.

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.

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 -

Attachment: Farm Shop - Kitchen Assistant Job Outline.docx 


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