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Kitchen Porter Job Description

Updated: Jun 19

Job Purpose-Kitchen Porter Job Description

To ensure the overall cleanliness of the kitchen and surrounding areas, and to ensure the highest standards of hygiene and safety are maintained.

Key Responsibilities-Kitchen Porter Job Description

Co-ordination of service and Food served

Ensuring machine and hand-washed crockery and cutlery is cleaned to a high standard of cleanliness.

Ensuring the general pot wash and cleaning duties are carried out in the kitchen and catering areas satisfactorily.

Removing all rubbish and empty boxes as required under the Health & Safety policy.

Other duties that may be required from time to time.

Hygiene, Health & Safety

Ensure all hygiene, health and safety standards are adhered to and the Health & Safety Policy complied with.

Ensure all aspects of allergen and food safety procedures are maintained at all times.

Delivery of all cleaning rotas are completed on each area.

Demonstrate a consistently high standard of personal cleanliness and appearance

Ensure that all faults are reported as necessary to the Executive Head Chef, or Catering Manager.


Maintain all aspects of on site security and all relevant instructions are followed.

Other Responsibilities

Behave in a professional and polite manner at all times

Communicate effectively with all members of the Catering team.

Display a problem solving and positive attitude towards supporting the Catering Department and objectives and values.

Attend all training, any staff meetings and any other reasonable duties as requested by the Catering Manager or Executive Head Chef.

Knowledge Skills and Experience-Kitchen Porter Job Description


Basic Food Hygiene certificate Knowledge/Experience

Understanding of COSHH

Previously worked in high volume catering establishment


Experienced working in a small team Personal Qualities

Good command of English for verbal and written communication

Flexible working attitude

Prepared to work additional hours when required.

Physical/Special Requirements

Some heavy lifting of materials and equipment can make this role physically demanding.

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