Seasonal Kitchen Assistant

Organisation: Scottish Canals

Salary: £12.13 per hour

Location: Falkirk Wheel

Scottish Canals is looking for Kitchen Assistants to join our friendly team at The Falkirk Wheel!

We are looking for passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals to join our kitchen team and work with us over our Summer to Autumn 2024 season.

Our pace, personality and people make us amongst Scotland’s top visitor attractions. If you’re interested in tourism, travel, international visitors, events and food & drink then this could be the perfect job for you.

This position is during daytime hours and flexible to accommodate work life balance.

This role will suit someone with experience in a kitchen environment, who is keen to learn and develop their skills in the kitchen environment. On the job training will enable superb experience and new expertise.

The successful candidate will be led by our Head Chef and supported by our Sous Chefs to prepare, not exclusively to, our bakery, sandwich and mise en place for the Catering Department at the Falkirk Wheel and Horse Box. We endeavour to deliver the freshest items with seasonal ingredients in all our outlets inclusive of ‘Grab and Go’, Café and outdoor units. You must be flexible to prepare, fresh bakery, sandwiches, wraps, baguettes, specials and support the preparation/production of our woodfired pizzas.

Full uniform will be provided.

You will be required to.
• Assist kitchen team with daily tasks.
• Have good food safety knowledge.
• Assist with catering for indoor and outdoor units, including working as a Pizza Chef, and events.
• Maintaining food service to high standard
• Assist with preparing food for display and sale.
• Complete daily food and fridge temperatures

To be successful you will have:
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Experience in similar role.
• A real enjoyment for hospitality and delivery of 5 star products.
• A confident, friendly, helpful and engaging nature.
• The ability to deliver a professional service.
• The drive to work across various disciplines.
• Good time management and organisational skills.
• The ability to work well under pressure.
• A sense of own initiative with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
• A flexible approach to the role.

This role attracts a salary of £12.13 per hour. You will work on a rota which may include weekends and bank holidays. Given the nature of this role, previous experience working in a similar environment is essential.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 07/08/2024