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Kitchen Porter - England

Holroyd Howe
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

Job Details

Kitchen Porter - England

Job Description

  • Dishwashing - Wash dishes, utensils, and kitchen equipment either by hand or using industrial dishwashers
  • Kitchen Cleanliness - Clean and sanitise kitchen surfaces, countertops, and food preparation areas. Empty rubbish bins and ensure proper disposal of waste materials
  • Food Preparation - Assist chefs and cooks with basic food preparation tasks, such as peeling, chopping, and slicing ingredients
  • Inventory Management - Assist in receiving, storing, and organising kitchen supplies and ingredients
  • Compliance with Health and safety - maintain cleanliness and organisation of the kitchen ensuring equipment is in good working order

Company Description

12.16phr 30hr a week

Based in the Heart of the Sussex Countryside - East Grinstead. RH19 3PD

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK's leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges. We are currently recruiting for a Kitchen Porter to work at one of prestigious Independent Schools based in East Grinstead.

The successful applicant will be based at the school in East Grinstead overlooking the Ashdown Forest, in its own woodlands. The views are amazing.

We are looking for a Kitchen Porter that can not only assist in delivering tasty food but also make a difference in delivering nutritionally balanced food to our future generations.

The kitchen porter will be responsible for delivering an efficient service to our students while ensuring we maintain great customer service and high food safety standards.


  • Ideally have experience working within Education catering
  • Have good Health & Safety knowledge
  • Flexible with a can-do attitude, customer focused
  • Fun and enthusiastic
  • Have excellent organization skills
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail
  • Be a team player, and enjoy succeeding as a team
  • Possess great customer service skills
  • Have a flexible approach to work

Additional Information

As a Holroyd Howe colleague working as Catering Assistant in East Grinstead you will be entitled to a variety of benefits including:

  • Free meals whilst at work
  • Career development opportunities
  • HIT Apprenticeships for all experience levels
  • Reward & recognition schemes
  • People awards to celebrate our employees
  • Work/life balance
  • Employee Benefits Platform
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Prestigious working environments
  • Team events scheduled throughout the year
  • 28 Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Competitive salary

We invest in the training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.

"Holroyd Howe is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. All roles within Holroyd Howe are regarded as regulated activity and therefore we require an Enhanced DBS which includes a Barred List Check for all successful applicants. We will also require shortlisted applicants to provide appropriate information regarding their criminal offences."

This appointment is offered on the return of satisfactory professional references.



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