Kitchen Assistant


job title

Kitchen Assistant


Outline of the job

This is a part-time position (16-24 hours per week) with responsibility for serving food and beverages to visitors and supporting the kitchen operation.

Kents Cavern, is an award-winning attraction and renowned prehistoric site situated in Torquay, with a “Taste of the West; Gold” restaurant facility; Firestone Kitchen. We are looking for a kitchen assistant to join our dynamic and friendly team.

The successful candidate will be motivated, focused and passionate about food with an eye for detail. The candidate will also demonstrate an energetic and customer-focused attitude both in the kitchen and in front of house operations, whilst showing exceptional teamwork, organisation and efficiency. The candidate will be a logical thinker who shows confidence and flexibility and be able to communicate effectively to both customers and colleagues.

The candidate will be required to support to the kitchen operation food service including cooking and preparing food, and on occasions run the food service when required. The role is also customer facing and involves direct and constant interaction with visitors, so the successful candidate will show ease and confidence in engaging with the public.

The candidate must be able to deliver consistent quality to varying number of visitors through the application of good preparation and planning. 

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The role requires the candidate to be able to work daytime and evening shifts on any day of the week.  Peak visitors occur at weekends and during holiday periods. Leave is not permitted over bank holiday weekends and during school holidays. Any existing holiday commitments should be noted on your CV and we will take these into consideration when determining your suitability for the role.


As well as working with a fantastic team, you'll also be entitled to; 

  • Tickets for family and friends to visit Kents Cavern
  • Tickets to other attractions 
  • Discounts on-site 
  • Branded staff uniform 

How to apply

Please fill in an application form or send in your CV and email it to [email protected].