Kitchen Porter (Full-time) (KW11571)

University of Bath
April 07, 2024
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Job title Kitchen Porter (Full-time)

Department Campus Services

Salary £11.35 per hour

Grade Grade 2

Contract Type Full Time

Placed on Thursday 21 March 2024

Closing date Sunday 07 April 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11571

Special Conditions A variable shift pattern, working 5 days out of 7


These roles are eligible for the Campus Services New Starter Bonus (£1,000)

The University Hospitality Department provides catering to students, staff and external customers throughout the academic year and during the summer months. There are numerous outlets run by the Hospitality Department offering a range of food and drink options.

We have a vacancy for General Porter in in the hospitality department. This role is mainly based in Fountain and Claverton kitchen and at times due to business needs you will be required to provide support to the smaller outlets in the west of campus. As a General Porter you will be responsible for delivering and receiving stock, maintaining excellent hygiene standards, operating dishwashers and carrying out daily cleaning of kitchen equipment, cutlery and crockery as well as setting up tables and furniture,.

The successful candidate should work well within a team and have experience of working in a kitchen porter/general porter role and providing an excellent standard of customer service. A current driving licence is essential to this role. Previous experience of using email and finance/stock computer software would be an advantage.

During term time the role is mainly Mon-Fri with occasional weekend requirements. During the summer there is an increased requirement for weekend and late evening shifts to be covered on a 5 out of 7 days per week contract (36.5 hours per week). The weekly shift pattern consists of straight shifts only, no split shifts.

Training and uniform are provided, and there are opportunities to develop in the role and seek promotion into supervisory roles.

Other benefits include a generous leave entitlement, including closure over the Christmas period, a pension scheme and access to many of the University's top quality facilities and services.

Campus Services New Starter bonus . In addition to the great benefits Campus Services' offers, we can offer you a £1,000 bonus. This is payable the month after successfully passing your six months' probation. Please note this bonus is pro rata for part time roles.

This role is also eligible for the Campus Services Refer a Friend bonus. If a University staff member has ‘referred' you to apply for this vacancy they may be eligible for a bonus. Please ensure when applying you select ‘Campus Services Employee Referral' when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?' and email [email protected] the name of the person who referred you.

Both bonuses are subject to terms and conditions.

What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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