Kitchen Assistant

Hours: The hours for this post are variable. The Catering team work Monday to Sunday with flexibility to meet business needs.

Salary: National Minimum / Living Wage.

Job Purpose: To keep the service, Kitchen and ancillary areas free from dirty cooking and service equipment and ensure all stocks are suitably stored.

Vision: The Coach House Cafe prides itself on the quality of our food and service.  Due to the increased amount of Functions, we are seeking an individual for washing up dishes and pots and general cleaning to keep our kitchen spotless.  You will be working in a busy and sometimes pressured environment so must be able to cope with instructions and hard work. You will need to have a sense of humour, be enthusiastic, reliable and hard working.  This job role will include working at night, shift work and lifting heavy weights. Kingston Maurward College offer a Local Government Salary Pension Scheme, free onsite gym access, free access into our Animal Park and Gardens for employees, a Health Benefit scheme and a fantastic, supportive team to work with.

Status: Permanent and Casual

CAT35 – Kitchen Assistant – Job Description

KMS 600 Appendix F – College Application Form

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jeremy Start at The Coach House Café on 01305 215020 during normal working hours.

The Closing Date for Applications:  Wednesday 21 August 2019 at 9:00am

Proposed Interview Date: TBC

To Apply:

Applicants for this position must complete a college employment application form.  CVs will not be accepted. 

We are not accepting CVs at this stage from Recruitment Agencies.

Please return the completed Application Form by email to or by post to: HR Department, Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PY.

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For further details on application forms or the recruitment process, please go to our website Alternatively, please contact the HR department by emailing

You will be asked to provide evidence of all the qualifications listed on your application form at interview.

Kingston Maurward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The College welcomes applications from people with a disability and will offer interviews to all those who are able to reasonably fulfil the criteria outlined in this Job Description. If applicants with a disability shortlisted for interview require any assistance in attending please contact the College’s Human Resources Manager in order that alternative arrangements are made.

Kingston Maurward College reserves the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Please ensure you read our GDPR Candidate Privacy Notice to understand how your data is processed. This can be found on the College’s Website under “Work for Us”.

Following receipt of completed application forms, if you have not heard from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date regrettably you will not have been short listed on this occasion. All short listed applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date or no later than 3 days prior to the interview date (where an interview date is specified).

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