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Canteen/ Kitchen Assistant Job Description 

Job Title: Kitchen/Canteen Assistant 

Team/Department: Kitchen 

Core Objectives    
Working under the guidance of a kitchen supervisor or chef de partie, your job is to ensure that the kitchen is clean and operational. In some kitchens, you may also be involved in preparing ingredients and helping with the preparation and cooking around the kitchen generally. 

Main Tasks/Duties and Responsibilities

-    Ensuring the food preparation areas are clean and hygienic
-    Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
-    Sorting, storing and distributing ingredients
-    Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting, cooking and helping to prepare salads and desserts
-    Disposing of rubbish
-    Organising linen laundry
-    Cleaning the food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas
-    Adhere to all organization policies and procedures

Kitchen Assistant Hours   

It's split shifts, including some evenings and weekends, just like the rest of the brigade. Most jobs specify a 40 hour week, but you need to be prepared to work longer if necessary. That said, a lot of kitchen attendant jobs are part time.

Essential Abilities/ Competencies of this Job Role    

-    Good understanding of how a kitchen works and of food hygiene and quality standard and health and safety
-    Enthusiastic and hardworking 
-    Integrity and honesty in all dealings
-    Ability to work under pressure
-    Plenty of stamina 

Qualifications sufficient to perform the job role 

You don’t usually need any. If you’ve got a desire to learn to cook, common sense and commitment, you could go far.

Kitchen Assistant Salary

Some employers will offer you an hourly rate of £5.80-£7.20. Otherwise, you can expect a full time salary of about £12,000-£14,500.

Iqra Khan | Strike-Jobs journalist | 12.12.2013

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