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Kitchen Assistant

  • Posted: November 22, 2021
  • Location: Kent: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Sittingbourne, Maidstone, Cranbrook, Staplehurst, Ashford, Dartford
  • Start date:
  • Salary: Angel Human Resources

Title: Kitchen Assistant

Pay: £9 – £9.50p/h

Location: Kent
Sevenoaks & Tonbridge,
Sittingbourne & Maidstone,
Cranbrook & Staplehurst,
Ashford & Dartford

Are you looking for flexible work in the Kent areas? – wonderful! Angel Recruitment has some exciting Kitchen Assistant opportunities to fit your fancy. Choose your shifts and work around your own schedule. Enjoy fast and friendly recruitment process and ASAP work opportunities.

At Angel, we value our employees, so we ensure they get:

  • Local roles
  • Flexible work
  • Progression
  • Work/life balance
  • Work in some of the best places in Kent
  • Holiday pay – earn as you work
  • Progress into a permanent role (depending on client)


Duties & responsibilities

A Kitchen Assistant, or Kitchen Porter, assists the Line Cook and Sous Chef. Their primary duties include stocking ingredients, slicing produce, cutting meat into portions, and cleaning the kitchen.
Kitchen Assistants perform a range of duties around the kitchen, including:

  • Washing, peeling, and preparing food ingredients
  • Using equipment such as mixers, special knives, and cutters
  • Reviewing kitchen inventory and determining what items are needed
  • Unloading fresh supplies and organising the stockroom
  • Checking sell-by dates and rotating food stock
  • Cleaning kitchen appliances, ovens, dishes, and pans
  • Observing cooking times and correct temperatures


What am I going to do?
Kitchen Assistants make sure that Cooks have everything they need before the meal preparation starts. They shop for food items, bring ingredients into the kitchen, peel and chop vegetables and fruit, cut steak, gut fish, and pluck feathers from poultry.
When the kitchen surface and workstations get dirty, it is the Kitchen Assistants who cleans them.

Kitchen Assistants need a variety of skills and qualifications to perform their duties effectively. These skills and qualifications include:

  • Excellent food preparation and cooking techniques
  • Ability to use and maintain various stovetops and meat slicers
  • Ability to wash, peel and cut vegetables
  • Ability to prepare a wide range of kitchen ingredients
  • Basic knowledge of table service
  • Basic knowledge of kitchen hygiene and safety standard
  • Attention to detail and interpersonal skills


What do I need?

  • Enhanced DBS Clearance – essential (can get one with Angel)
  • 2x Proof of Address – essential for recruitment process
  • 2x References we can validate – essential for recruitment process
  • Proof of National Insurance number – essential for recruitment process
  • Proof of Right to Work in the UK – essential for recruitment process
  • Catering Experience – not essential, but always a plus
  • Food Hygiene Qualifications – not essential (can get e-training with Angel)



If this sounds like an attractive idea to you, call Vladimir on: 07704344621 or email:
Alternatively you can contact Angel Recruitment on 01622 761465 or come visit us at our Kent office located: 4 Starnes Court, Union Street, Maidstone ME14 1EB



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