Kitchen Porter (Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa) [KP/LWB/FT]

Posted Date

22 Jun 2017


Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa


Kitchen Team




Full Time



Kitchen Porter

Are you looking to become part of our team in an exceptional stand out world class resort? If so then look no further than Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa. Sitting on the shores of Lake Windermere nestled in the English Lake District, the Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa is currently undergoing a £16 million renovation and will re-open in phases from April 2017 with completion at the end of September 2017.

The Role

This role is one of the most important roles within our resort and is perfect for someone looking to enter the industry or work in kitchens. “Without a kitchen porter or housekeeper you cannot open a hotel, all other roles can be done by anyone – Rocco Forte” We are looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our enthusiastic and talented kitchen brigade. If you are fun, friendly and inspiring, join our team. If this sounds great, then we want to hear from you.  This is a full time position (45 hours) working 5 days over 7, including weekends and Bank Holidays.



As a kitchen porter you will be integral in making sure the kitchen runs efficiently, you will be responsible for ensuring all guest crockery and cutlery are cleaned and preserved as well as supporting the chef and supplying them with the equipment needed to carry out their duties, cleaning the kitchen at the end of service and maintaining good hygiene practises throughout. You will be working with a large experienced team who care about our guests and your development.


What we look for (the detail)

  • Must be flexible and have the facility to work shifts.
  • Attention to the smallest detail
  • A passion for hospitality

What's in it for you?

  • The opportunity to be part of the newest world class resort in one of the most beautiful destinations.
  • Uniform Provided
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty
  • Complimentary Health Club Membership and Family Health Club Membership (subject to terms and conditions).
  • Discounted room nights across all English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues
  • Discounts on food and beverages across all English Lakes Restaurants
  • English Lakes Gift Vouchers and awards lunch presentation for each year of service
  • The opportunity to be part of the newest world class resort in one of the most beautiful destinations.


All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of our standard recruitment process.

We are happy to receive your CV as an additional supporting document but you still need to complete our full application form or you can request a hard copy to be sent to you if you prefer.

 Please note live in accommodation may be available for this role.




Kitchen Porter

The role…

To ensure all kitchen equipment, service and storage areas are cleaned to the Company standards and, in particular, to the Food Hygiene Regulations , Health & Safety at Work Act and Fire Regulations.

Reporting to… Kitchen Porter Supervisor, Head Chef & Sous Chef



  • 1.      To be aware of and adhere to all Hotel and Government rules and regulations.
  • 2.      To clean all kitchen equipment, utensils, crockery, floors, walls, fixtures &  fittings using the
  •           correct  products & utensils.
  • 3.      To dispose of all kitchen waste.
  • 4.      To be aware of and adhere to the Service Recovery Procedure and act upon it accordingly.
  • 5.      To communicate respectively with colleagues, other staff & guests.
  • 6.      To ensure high personal standards by presenting yourself correctly in a clean & tidy uniform
  •           in accordance with the Dress & Appearance Policy.
  • 7.      To be vigilant at all times to ensure the safety and security of the Hotel, Guests, other
  •           employees and self.
  • 8.      To report any faults and defects to Line Manager.
  • 9.      To carry out any reasonable requests made by Head Chef or Management.