Bank/Casual Kitchen Assistant

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Overview and Responsibilities

Kitchen Assistant – Aurora Foxes


Location: Minehead, Somerset

Hourly Rate: 11.72 - £11.93

Contact: Bank/Casual contract - Flexible days to suit you!


Welcome to Foxes Academy, a specialist college and training hotel for young people with learning disabilities, situated in the friendly seaside town of Minehead. Foxes is a very special place.

We believe in changing lives and giving our students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully shape their own future. Our aim is to equip our young adults with the life and hospitality skills to become work ready, life ready.

The main purpose of the role:


As our Bank Kitchen Assistant you will be responsible for maintaining good hygiene within the kitchen, including but not limited to washing pots and pans, mopping, fridge checking and ensuring the kitchen’s smooth working order.


Key duties: 

  • Wash-up after meal service using the dishwasher.
  • Keep all areas of the Stillroom clean and hygienic at all times.
  • Keep dry and vegetable stores area clean and tidy.
  • When required to unpack, check and store fresh and dry goods.
  • Undertake general cleaning duties of the Stillroom, Flying Fox, Training Kitchen, and Main Kitchen as directed by the Chefs.
  • Act in an appropriate manner with learners attending Foxes Academy, under the supervision of Chefs, Tutors and Management.
  • Provide guidance to learners working in the kitchen under the supervision of Chefs, Tutors and Management.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety and Food Hygiene legislation is fully understood and complied with. 


Skills and Qualifications

Successful candidate qualities:

  • Experience of working in a busy kitchen environment
  • Food Hygiene Certificate or willingness to complete
  • Level 2 in English and Maths
  • An understanding of working with people with a disability (Desirable)

Benefits and Additional Information



If you are interested in this role then please apply on-line and complete our application form. For more information on this position please contact 07918 144908 /  


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer


This advert could be taken down at any point in time without prior notice if the position is filled.


#Reed FTE £24,377.60 - £24,814.40



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