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Kitchen Porter

YMCA Fairthorne Group
3.9 out of 5
£11.44 an hour - Part-time, Temporary contract, Fixed term contract



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  • Additional leave
  • Childcare
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme

Full job description

Kitchen Porter

YMCA, Fairthorne Manor, Botley

Part-Time, Fixed term contract (April-September)

Hours: 25 hours per week

Contract Length: 6 months

Salary: £11.44 per hour

Some Weekend Shifts - Mostly weekday Shifts- Excellent work life balance.

Our Benefits:

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employer pension
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays FTE, increasing with length of service up to a maximum of 30 days
  • Additional leave
  • 50% discount on nursery fees
  • Day camps discounts: 1 week free and 1 week at 50% per child per annum
  • Campsite and activities discounts at YMCA Fairthorne Manor
  • 30% discount on food
  • Wellbeing assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Job Purpose:

The Kitchen Porter will support the Kitchen team, maintaining the cleanliness of the main kitchen, organise the setup of the dining hall and stock rotation.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • At all times work within the YMCA Way.
  • Clear-down of the kitchens and dining area of the dining hall (including but not limited to use of the commercial dishwasher, cleaning of all areas within the kitchen/dining areas and disposal of the rubbish).
  • Ensure YMCA policies and procedures are always followed including, but not limited to, Safer Food Better Business (HACCP), COSHH, health & safety, and safeguarding.
  • Administration duties such as stock rotation, highlighting any shortfalls to the line manager.
  • Ensure you act in the interests of your own safety & the safety of others at all times.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal hygiene, timekeeping, cleanliness and neatness.
  • Undertake training and professional development.
  • Anything else reasonably requested by the management of the charity.

Person Specification & Key Competencies

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of health and safety.
  • Food hygiene qualification or willingness to train.
  • Experience of working within a catering industry. (Not Essential)

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively as part of a team.
  • Remains focused in a busy environment.
  • A genuine enthusiasm for the work of YMCA, including willingness to step in and help others within the wider team.
  • Friendly and approachable manner.

Successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are an equal opportunities charity with commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace. A copy of this policy will be made available on request.

Please apply now for this rewarding position and be part of an amazing charity who continue to support and achieve wonderful things within the community to enable children young people and families to belong, contribute and thrive.

Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 6 months

Pay: £11.44 per hour

Expected hours: 25 per week


  • Childcare
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person