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Kitchen Porter

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £24,960 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Mackintosh at The Willow - South & West


A kitchen porter is responsible for basic food preparation, kitchen cleanliness, and ensuring the area remains organised. A kitchen porter’s duties include:
• Cleaning and sanitising all areas used for meal preparation, along with ovens, grills, sinks, and stoves.
• Unloading food and equipment deliveries & ensuring they are stored in the right areas.
• Continually making sure that work surfaces, floors, and walls are clean and sanitised.
• Taking out the rubbish and putting in correct bins
• Washing cutlery, utensils, and cookware so the kitchen staff has constant access.
• Helping the chef with food preparation such as peeling, washing, and cutting meal ingredients.
• Keeping freezers, fridges, and storage areas clean and organised.
• Taking on ad-hoc duties when deemed appropriate to the position,

• Carrying out basic cleaning tasks as quickly and safely as possible.
• Collecting and washing up pots and pans.
• Cleaning crockery & cutlery and ensuring food preparation sites are clean and ready.
• Unloading equipment and food from deliveries.
• Ensuring the storerooms/areas remains organised.
• Making sure work surfaces, floors and walls are always clean and sanitised.
• Some basic food preparation may be required
• Adhering at all times to health and safety requirements
• Work as part of a team

Application Deadline: Sunday 05/05/2024