Kitchen Assistant – Colchetser, Essex



A kitchen assistant is responsible for supporting the kitchen staff and maintaining a clean and organized work environment. They assist with food preparation, dishwashing, and cleaning tasks. A kitchen assistant may work in a variety of settings, including restaurants, cafes, hotels, and catering companies.


  • Assisting with food preparation, including chopping vegetables, preparing meats, and measuring ingredients.
  • Cleaning and organizing the kitchen, including washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, and taking out the trash.
  • Assisting with plating and garnishing dishes.
  • Storing and labeling food items correctly.
  • Assisting with inventory management and ordering supplies.
  • Following health and safety guidelines and maintaining a clean and safe work environment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in a kitchen setting is preferred but not always required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods, lift heavy objects, and perform repetitive tasks.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Familiarity with basic kitchen equipment and tools.
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation guidelines.


  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well in a team.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
  • Time management skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Basic math skills for measuring and portioning ingredients.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and take direction.
Note: As a condition of employment, you will be required to provide us with all necessary documents to prove your right to work in the UK, such as a passport or visa, as well as any employment references we may request. Failure to provide these documents may result in the withdrawal of any job offer made to you or the termination of your employment.
No Experience
Work Level
Entry-Level, No Experience
Employment Type
Part Time
16k - 22k / year
Sandy’s Recruitment
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Human Resources
Company size
10 employees
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