H-118 Apprentice Kitchen Assistant at Salus based in Withnell, Chorley

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Intermediate
Positions Available 1
Salary £131.25 per week
Reference Code H-118
Hours Per Week 37.5 hrs per week
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Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, and punctual individual to join our team as an apprentice kitchen assistant.

The hours are 9.00m – 5.00pm Monday to Friday, which is 37.5 hours per week, with a 30-minute lunch break.

The successful applicant will be responsible for their travel expenses to and from work, therefore must have the means to get to their place of work on a daily basis.

The wage per week will be £127.50 per week which will be paid monthly.

Main Duties

  • You will assist the Chef with the efficient running of the kitchen to make sure all relevant checks are carried out before starting.

  • You will set up equipment ready for the beginning of your shift.

  • Carrying out basic food hygiene preparation tasks.

  • Ensuring the chefs are equipped with the tools they need.

  • Be able to follow the kitchen’s clean as you go policy, and adhere to the health and safety requirements at all times.

  • As you learn about the menu and how to prepare foods – you will ensure that recipes are followed correctly when assisting the Chef.

  • Preparing meat, salad, and vegetables.

  • Assisting the chef with stock taking.

  • Receiving and checking food deliveries.

  • Ensuring that all kitchen equipment is maintained, and is working correctly.

  • Maintaining portion control and ensuring that wastage is kept to a minimum.

  • Spot potential hazards in the work place and make sure you are supporting a safe and hygienic environment.

  • Cleaning and maintaining the kitchen at all times.

  • To understand the meaning of confidentiality due to the nature of the clientele they will be working with.

Person Specification

Skills required

  • Ability to work efficiently, and keep calm under pressure.

  • Good communication skills.

  • High standards of food hygiene.

    Know how to get the most from being a valuable part of the team and develop strong working relationships with your colleagues.

  • Personal Qualities

  • To be hardworking.

  • To have a passion for cooking and food.

  • To have a smart appearance.

  • To have excellent time keeping.

  • To be keen to learn.


The successful applicant must be willing to work towards a Nationally recognised qualification, being either Level 2 Professional cookery, or Level 2 Food Production and cooking.

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

Minimum of 12 months, maximum of 15 months

Training to be Provided

All aspects of NVQ Level 2 Professional Cookery

Will be trained in the workplace and assessed either totally in the workplace or one day release at college.

Future Prospects

To develop and grow with this company, could lead to pay increase and promotion.


Paul Maguire


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