Kitchen Assistant

Job Category: Catering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Leicester Sturdee Community Hospital
Pay Range: £9.50/h
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Assisting the Chef to prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. Work is performed under the general supervision of a chef.


Key Result Areas:


You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places.


You will also:

  • Ensure basic cleaning jobs are carried out as quickly as possible.
  • Collect and wash up pots and pans.
  • Clean food preparation areas and equipment, in addition to crockery and cutlery.
  • Unload food and equipment deliveries.
  • Keep the storeroom organised (due diligence)
  • Keep work surfaces, walls, and floors clean and sanitised.
  • Empty and clean fryers – safely disposal of used oil and replace it with fresh
  • Clean shelves including legs
  • Clean sinks and taps
  • Descale the dishwasher weekly
  • Clean and refill the breakfast trolley
  • Clean fridges inside and out. Pull them out of the place and clean the floor behind them
  • Defrost freezers
  • Empty the bins and replace the bin bags
  • Clean the extractor fans monthly
  • Check the expiry date on stored food in the fridge and in the storage room and make sure that the chefs are aware of it.
  • Replace dirty mops with clean mops heads daily
  • Clean the insect killer light monthly
  • Fill the blue roll dispensers, handwash dispenser and possible other dispensers
  • Keep clean all the Critical Control Point

What you will get:


  • Salary: £9.50 per hour
  • Hours of Work: Full Time
  • Annual Leave: days including bank holidays

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