Kitchen Assistant

Company: North Lakes

Location: Brampton

Contract Type: Part-time

Closing Date: 14 December 2023

Salary: £7,127.28 /£10.42ph - pro rata salary (£20,319 FTE)

Specific Hours: 15

Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

Contract: Part Time, permanent

Salary: £7,127.28 /£10.42ph - pro rata salary (£20,319 FTE)

Location: Brampton, Cumbria

North Lakes Children’s Services is a well-established local provider of therapeutic residential care and education for boys aged 6-18. We improve the resilience, self-esteem and abilities of all the young people we work with. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Kitchen Assistant to join our friendly local team on a part time basis to support in the kitchen.  If you are someone with excellent attention-to-detail, high standards and a desire to do your job to the best of your ability every day then a Kitchen Assistant role may be the perfect job for you. 

Main Duties

  • Food prep and support in general as directed by the cook
  • Prepare food for the salad bar
  • Make sandwiches
  • Support in the serving of food
  • Put plates, cutlery and cups through the dishwasher
  • Clean the working and dining areas
  • Put stock away 
  • Other duties as directed

All Applicants Must Have

  • Must be able to work in a team or by themselves
  • Experience in working in a similar environment
  • Able or willing to use kitchen equipment
  • Aware of kitchen hygiene rules
  • Good level of health and fitness- carrying stock up and down to the cellar
  • Stock and maintain an organised manner
  • Good time management
  • Able to work unsupervised and deliver good quality work
  • Able to follow instructions and work through tasks using own initiative
  • Full UK Drivers License and Own a Vehicle- not essential if you live in Brampton as the site is rather remote


  • The role is term time plus an extra week during school holidays
  • Hours of work 10:30am- 13:30pm Monday to Friday
  • 40 weeks plus 5.6 weeks holiday
  • Excellent training available

North Lakes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position.

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