Kitchen Assistant

Location Kingston upon Thames
Discipline: Restaurants
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £11.89
Job ref: 003082
Published: about 1 month ago

Kitchen Assistants are the foundation of our team, that keep our kitchens & restaurants spotless, and our guests’ plates sparkling. Unlike many roles in hospitality, our roles do not include late night working giving a rare and much sought after, work life balance.


Please note this role is a 40 hour full time contract


What does it mean to be a Kitchen Assistant at Fenwick?

Our teams deliver a consistently high standard of quality food & service, using knowledge of food and hospitality trends to drive sales whilst contributing to a fantastic customer experience. And without the valued, hard-working efforts of our Kitchen Assistants to support our teams it wouldn’t be possible.
Keeping our team, and you, clean, safe and ready for our customers is our number one priority, and that’s where you come in. Training will be provided and if you enjoy working in a positive environment where you have a possibility to progress further and have opportunities to learn new skills, this is the position for you.


Is it right for me?

If you are warm and welcoming and enjoy working as part of a supportive team, then we are off to a good start. Whilst previous experience in hospitality would be ideal, it is not essential. But you do need to be resilient, efficient and willing to be flexible.
If you are successful, you will start with us as soon as you can. You will be pleased to hear that we have a very friendly and quick recruitment process, tailored to give you a great Fenwick experience.


About Us:

Opening our first store in 1882, Fenwick is rich with heritage and history as the UK’s largest family-owned department store group. We are on an exciting journey, transforming the business to exceed our customers' expectations and creating exciting roles and career paths along the way.
Following the success of our 15 own-bought restaurants and valued restaurant concession partners across our 8 stores; our restaurant business offers an un-rivalled dining experience, showcasing the very best our Fenwick hospitality.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • 25% Colleague Discount (across most areas)
  • 28 days annual leave (inc bank holidays) increasing by 1 day each year to a maximum of 33 days (pro rata for part time colleagues)
  • Birthday day - 1 additional day off in the month of your birthday
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme - option to buy up to 5 days leave
  • Business Dress Loan Scheme - interest free loan to buy clothes for work
  • WeCare - 24/7 GP, mental health support service, get fit schemes and more
  • Perks a great way to get discounts, exclusive deals and cashback
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension scheme