General Kitchen Assistant

Job Role Summary

Rockley is thrilled to be offering an exciting opportunity to join our Catering Team at Buddens Activity Centre, in a General Kitchen Assistant role.

As a General Kitchen Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting our Chefs in preparing meals for up to 380 guests on a weekly basis. Your responsibilities will also include maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

The catering team are at the heart of the centre - ensuring a high standard of food preparation, providing nutritious food, looking after clients.

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Role Summary

  • Report to Head Chef
  • April - October
  • Buddens Activity Centre
  • Additional Benefits
  • Uniform Provided
  • Up to £13.50 per hour

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Basic food preparation when required
  • General cleaning to include washing up kitchen equipment, cleaning large and small equipment
  • The regular brushing and mopping of floors, cleaning internal walls, sides and ceilings
  • Regular cleaning of the walk-in fridge
  • Cleaning of extraction units
  • A basic knowledge of cleaning chemicals - COSHH training available
  • Helping to maintain the canteen restaurant
  • Trying up of food under the direction of the chefs
  • Serving food as and when required



  • DBS Check (can be done in-house)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Eagerness to acquire new skills and thrive as part of a team


  • Basic knowledge of cleaning chemicals (COSHH training available)
  • RYA Safe and Fun (or alternative safeguarding certificate)
  • Previous experience in a catering environment

Personal Qualities

  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Good organisational skills & attention to detail
  • Punctual, efficient
  • Smart, professional appearance
  • Hard working

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Paid holiday
  • Live-in accommodation available at a nominal charge
  • Meals provided during your shift
  • Majority of shifts are Monday to Friday, typically finishing by 8:30pm
  • Uniform provided
  • Use of any available equipment in your spare time
  • 30% staff discount in our onsite shop / café.
  • The opportunity to work in a diverse environment
  • The opportunity to further develop your skills
  • You will meet like-minded people and make friends for life
  • We will make every effort to ensure you enjoy your season working with Rockley
  • Access to FREE training with Rockley, subject to a training contract
  • Discounts available for family members subject to T&Cs
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