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Kitchen Porter - Ashford

Shepherd Neame
Ashford, Kent
Discussed at venue plus tips
Closing date
20 May 2024
Kitchen Porter - Ashford

Shepherd Neame is looking for a Kitchen Porter to join our team, so if you enjoy hospitality but prefer working behind the scenes supporting your colleagues and contributing to the teams overall success; then this may be just the job for you.

The Old Mill in Kennington, Ashford is a cosy country pub located on Canterbury Road, overlooking Dukes Spring, a tributary of the Great Stour River. Dating back to the early 19th century, the Old Mill is a Grade II listed building, taking its name from the nearby Kennington Mill, little of which now remains, having previously been known as the Golden Ball.

We know that great kitchen Porters are also a key ingredient to a successful kitchen, so this role will see you working as part of our friendly and supportive team to ensure the delivery of a great and efficient dining experience to our customers.

If you haven't got any previous experience in this role, please do not worry, so long as that you are confident, committed and you are a great team player, we can train you and teach you everything else that you will need to know.


  • Competitive hourly pay rate
  • A share of tips in addition to your hourly pay
  • Early wage withdrawal scheme
  • 25% discount on food and drink at Shepherd Neame Managed Houses
  • 25% discount on overnight Managed House Hotel bookings
  • Up to 40% discount on select purchases from the Visitor Centre Shop at Faversham
  • Sheps Hut discounts and special offers hub on 100's of high street shops and services
  • Access to a Workplace Mental Health Platform
  • Company pension plan
  • The opportunity to develop & move within our pubs, the Brewery & Support Office
  • Flexible working hours

Shepherd Neame may be Britain's oldest brewer but our approach is anything but old-fashioned. We are an authentic, independent business, yet flexible and agile, and that has enabled us to survive and thrive based on the following Sheps Skills

  • Working Together
  • Pride and Passion
  • Authenticity
  • Sheps Spirit

Britain's oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame, has been based in the market town of Faversham, Kent for over 300 years. An independent family business, we boast an award-winning visitor centre and more than 300 pubs and hotels throughout London and the South East, from the historic heart of the City to the Kent coastline. We employ around 1,500 team members across our pub estate and more than 270 at our Brewery and Support Office.

Diversity, equality, and inclusion matter to Shepherd Neame. If you think you would be suited this role we would welcome your application regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexual orientation. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

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