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Kitchen Assistant

Deadline for applications: N/A

Location: Bellerbys Brighton
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time (7.30am-4pm Mon-Fri with some weekends)
Salary: £9 per hour

Job overview

We are seeking an enthusiastic Kitchen Assistant to join our Catering Team at Bellerbys College in Brighton. This role with assist with the onsite catering service and will involve basic food preparation, meal service and general kitchen duties.

Key responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the post are to:

  • To be an ambassador for the catering services at UK Study Group
  • To have a friendly and approachable manner in order to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all customers who use the catering facilities
  • To help promote and maintain company standards as outlined in the department standards and company handbook.
  • To comply with statutory Health and Safety, Food safety and Fire regulations
  • Basic food preparation including hot breakfasts, brunch food, desserts, salads and sandwiches to the required standard as directed by the chef in charge completed in a timely and organised manner
  • To undertake any general kitchen duties including assisting the kitchen porters, serving on the hot counter, general cleaning or any other tasks as required
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness (clean as you go) complying with legislation and standards set by the chef. Use cleaning products in accordance with COSHH training and procedures
  • Reporting to chef in charge any food wastage and recording this on daily wastage sheet
  • Assist the chef in charge with HACCP records as directed, reporting any discrepancies immediately to the chef in charge
  • Adhering to the FIFO policy when using and storing food ensuring that any items are stored in their correct place, labelled and sealed according to company HACCP policy


You will demonstrate:

  • 1 year experience in a catering environment
  • Must possess a willingness to learn and take on new responsibilities
  • Methodical and organised with high standards of cleanliness
  • Interest in food and food preparation
  • Good team player who is able to work together with colleagues and adapt to changing work loads and routines
  • To have a friendly and approachable manner in order to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all customers who use the catering facilities

Key benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.