Kitchen Assistant

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £24,960 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Culzean Castle, Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 8LE

Full Time and Part Time available.

• Assist the chefs with preparation of menu.
• Contribute to food production as per the menu cycle / specification for all F&B outlets and event
catering (corporate, hospitality, meetings etc)
• Ensure the highest standards of kitchen hygiene, cleanliness, tidiness and related schedules are
adhered to.
• Share in the common responsibility of implementing the Trust’s “Health & Safety Policy”, being
mindful at all times of the health and safety of self, staff, volunteers, and visitors.
• Share in the common responsibility of working in a manner mindful of the Trust’s obligations to
minimise impact on the environment, through e.g., efficient use of water/heat/light, recycling and
the disposal of waste, considered use of transport.
• Help to reduce occurrences where Health or Safety of yourself and other employees may be put
in jeopardy.
• Adherence to the COSHH Training provided and control of substances covered by COSHH.
• Involvement in the upkeep and maintenance of both the entire department site and, specifically,
the F&B outlets.
• Ability to work as part of a team and the ability to foster and motivate a team.
• Previous kitchen experience – sandwich making, preparing of ingredients.
• The ability and willingness to learn and try new things, to be flexible and step outside of your
comfort zone.
• An open and honest way of communicating, ready to ask others for their ideas and to be open to
hear and consider different points of view.
• A pro-active approach to taking initiative and to driving forward ideas and projects designed to
improve daily operations and deliver an exceptional visitor experience.
• An understanding and commitment to the aims and objectives of the National Trust for Scotland.
• Living the values of the National Trust for Scotland and encourage colleagues to do the same.
• The ability and willingness to understand others’ perspectives and to consider the impact of your
actions on them and to adapt your actions as necessary.
• Food Hygiene qualification.

Application Deadline: Sunday 02/06/2024