Job title: Kitchen Porter
Location: Bisham Abbey National Sports & Conferencing Centre
Job type: Casual
Working Hours: As and when required between Monday to Sunday
Salary: Up to £9.50 per hour (increase to £10.42 from April) + Excellent benefits
Are you looking for a job that provides an opportunity to break into the catering and hospitality industry while providing a stable income and regular shifts? If so, you are in luck as we are recruiting for kitchen porters and this role can provide all these things and more.
Here at Bisham Abbey our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team.
Bisham Abbey is one of Sport England's National Sports Centres and is home to a number of National Governing Bodies of Sport. Bisham Abbey provides excellent facilities to Britain's leading sports men and women. We are also a Conferencing and Event Centre, boasting a large number of recently refurbished rooms and outdoor spaces for weddings, corporate events, and team-building days.
As the Kitchen porter, the purpose of your role is supporting the chefs within the kitchen environment. The role is made up of varying responsibilities which include basic food preparation, washing up, cleaning, and clearing all kitchen areas, unloading, and putting away deliveries, emptying bins, sweeping, and mopping floors, ensuring all equipment is clean and put away correctly and deep cleaning fridges and storerooms to maintain sanitary and kitchen safety standards.
You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with free access to the leisure facilities, various discounts, and excellent development opportunities.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a level of experience and knowledge within a kitchen environment and it's desirable that you hold a level 1 food safety award.
You will be thorough and pay attention to detail, have the ability to work well with your hands, be patient and be able to remain calm in stressful situations, as well as being able to work on your own and within a team.
Lastly, you will have good communication, listening and interpersonal skills, maintain high standards of presentation, have a flexible attitude, as well as a personal interest in health, fitness, and wellbeing.
If you feel like you meet the above criteria and want to cut your teeth in a challenging and varied role, please apply today.
Meaningful and vital work: Working within Leisure means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive exceptional service and you'll help to provide our local communities with a safe and fun environment to stay healthy and connected to others.
A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Leisure business and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.
Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work.
What we offer
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
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