Kitchen Porter

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£18,342 - £21,236, per annum
Oct 16, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 29, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 29/10/2019
Salary: £18,342 - £21,236, per annum
Package: Excellent benefits package

Job description

We are currently looking for a Kitchen Porter to join our in-house catering team who not only provide day catering for our students & staff but also cater for large business and hospitality events run within the University throughout the year. 

This position based mainly in our Craiglockhart campus with occasional requirements to work on other campuses as per the requirements of the department. You will be working 35 hours per week, working five days out of seven. Hours of work will vary and take place between 0730 to 2200. Due to our conference and events, there will be some evening and weekend work.

Our Property and Facilities team deliver a first class service to over 1,500 staff and nearly 18,000 students across Edinburgh Napier University. We are committed to continuous improvement of the service to both customers, staff and visitors.

The Role

As Kitchen Porter, you will support the Catering team in delivering a high calibre and effective service to student, staff and visitors to the university. You will ensure that a high standard of cleanliness is maintained across all areas. This will include the operation of the dishwasher, the receipt and storage of all goods, cleaning/clearing of tables and hospitality trolleys alongside the removal of all waste.

You will also be responsible for delivering and collecting the hospitality trolleys from different areas of the university on request.

You will have a customer-focused approach ensuring that compliance and implementation of all statutory regulations are maintained.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a flexible working environment.

To view the full Job Description click here

Who we are looking for

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Experience in catering and food services within a busy environment 
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative with indirect supervision and support 

Desirable attributes:

  • Elementary food hygiene certificate 
  • COSHH training 

Benefits We Offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts. Further information about our benefits can be found here .

Salary: Grade 2, GBP 18,342 - GBP 21,236, per annum

Additional Information

To apply please send a covering email and CV to Kirstin Crabbe on k.crabbe@napier.ac.uk 

Start Date: November 2019
Application Closing Date: 29th October 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing in November

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.