Kitchen Porter

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Jurys Inn & Leonardo Hotels



Job Ref: JI16640

Branch: Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

Location: Brighton

Salary/Benefits: Competitive Salary

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Hours per week: 40

Posted date: 03/11/2022

Closing date: 05/12/2022

We Welcome Happy #happyistheplacetobe

We have a great opportunity for a Kitchen Porter to join the group at Jurys Inn.

We are recruiting for a Kitchen Porter to join our great team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, genuine and friendly person who really enjoys working in hotels and wants to be part of a team that provides great hospitality to our guests, contributing to them having a Happy stay with us.

Experience we are looking for -

  • To have worked in a hotel kitchen or branded restaurant chain.
  • To be able to work in a fast paced environment and to enjoy it
  • To be able to work independently, being self motivated to complete the tasks.
  • Flexibility- to enjoy working different shift patterns and seeing the operation on different days of the week... including the weekends as well as mornings, or evenings (no split shifts here)
  • Follow hygiene and cleanliness standards to ensure the kitchen is kept clean and tidy.

The Job-

  • To clean all pots, pans and any other equipment as required and ensure they are stored correctly and neatly.
  • Ensure all crockery, cutlery and glassware are washed properly, dried and stored correctly and are available for outlets as required.
  • Maintenance of kitchen area, sweeping/mopping floors, steam clean or hose out bins as required and emptying bins when full etc.
  • To work closely with the hotels management team to ensure compliance with all hygiene and health and safety programmes.
  • To ensure excellent food hygiene practice is observed in the entire kitchen area.
  • Ensure the kitchen equipment is in working order and report any maintenance issues.
  • To ensure employee areas are kept clean and tidy.

Why come and work for us

to receive practical training, development and progression within a dynamic and rapidly expanding company. If you want a career in Hospitality then look no further, we have great programs to support your development towards a long and successful career.

Some of the great benefits of working for us include:

  • Earn thousands by referring a friend to work with us
  • Stay at one of our Jurys Inn or Leonardo Hotels UK for a hugely discounted rate and get a reduced rate for friends and family if they want to stay too
  • Company Pension Scheme, Life assurance Wellbeing support
  • days holiday entitlement including bank holidays, increasing with service to a maximum of 33 days (we even offer Wedding Leave too)
  • The opportunity to work for a well-respected brand where people development is at the heart of our culture
  • An array of learning courses in which you can attend - the sky is the limit with your development with us, we nourish your skills and talents to develop leaders of the future
  • Happy Rewards – earn performance based points and use them towards that desired product you've been meaning to buy or hey even that well deserved day off!!
  • Employee of the month earning you a little bonus and fame for that entire month.
  • Flexible working hours- shift working is what we do but not split shifts – we want you to have a work-life balance too
  • Uniform Meals on duty
  • Monthly / Quarterly engagement activities - we like to have fun while working hard
  • Annual Charity Event Day- we help and support our communities
  • Lots of locations in the UK and Ireland which mean that if you want to develop or just fancy a change of scenery, we can help you to move and provide relocation support

About Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

This upscale seaside hotel is 6 minutes' walk from the Royal Pavilion palace and the circa-1807 Theatre Royal.

The warm rooms and suites offer flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee making facilities. Some have minifridges, air-conditioning and/or sea views. Suites add living areas; some have patios with hot tubs. There's 24-hour room service.

Amenities include an atrium bar and a weekend lounge, plus a restaurant serving contemporary cuisine. There’s also a health club (fee) with an indoor pool, a gym, a sauna and a spa, plus 9 meeting rooms and paid parking.

About Leonardo Jurys Inn

We've come a long way since we opened our first hotel in 1993. Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK Ireland operate 52 hotels, 36 under the Jurys Inn brand and 16 under the Leonardo brand, - 47 in the UK and 5 in Ireland.

With approximately 4,000 employees and 4 brands we are a dynamic, innovative and fast-growing company with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop your career.

As an employer of choice, we put a big emphasis on career development and as a rule we recruit our operations team members for personality rather than experience - it is all about you and how you interact with others, how you can demonstrate our values which are to be:

Consistent, Friendly, Genuine, Positive and Willing

We believe in developing our people and growing our management teams through our excellent Learning Development programmes. 80% of our General Managers joined the business in operational roles and have progressed through the Company with the help of our great development and the opportunities that exist being a multi-site and growing business.

What is life like in Jurys Inn Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland?

Our hotels are busy environments with lots of guests passing through each day. All roles within Jurys Inn Leonardo UK and Ireland offer customer interaction, a great deal of variety and a fun friendly working environment.

We strive to make Jurys Inn Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland, a great place to work and we get all our teams involved in engagement activities such as summer BBQ's, the annual charity challenge, monthly birthday celebrations, fun Fridays and much, much more.

We think it is a great place to work and so do our teams throughout Jurys Inn Leonardo Hotels UK and Ireland... making us an employer of choice.

Our Vision Values

Our vision is very simply, we aim to exceed our guests' expectations by delivering outstanding results through exceptional people