Kitchen Porter recruitment agency listing

Kitchen porter or kitchen assistant vacancies are commonly filled by catering recruitment agencies that will list restaurants, hotels, pubs and cafes amongst their collection of hospitality clients. Porters are considered key kitchen support staff and ensure that chefs are able to operate efficiently.

The duties of kitchen porters can vary but they will mainly be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the kitchen. This will typically involve cleaning, tidying and washing utensils. Porters may also occasionally be tasked with basic food preparation, although this isn't predominately their role. Kitchen assistant jobs can potentially lead to food training which can in turn see staff progress into entry level chef positions. The kitchen can be a fast paced environment and recruitment agencies are required to supply staff who can adapt to pressurised conditions.

There are no specific qualifications needed to become a kitchen porter although candidates with basic GCSEs will be favoured by employers. Experience of working within a similar catering or hospitality environment is also seen as a plus, however this isn't a necessity. Most employers will provide on the job training to assistants and junior porters, while they may also suggest that candidates gain relevant food hygiene credentials.

Permanent kitchen porters can expect to earn a salary of around £12K per annum, however they may also receive a proportion of an establishments' tips. Many candidates will work on a part time or seasonal basis and this usually results in a minimum hourly wage.

Recruitment agencies within catering will be able to supply kitchen porters and kitchen assistants for permanent, temporary, part time or seasonal hospitality vacancies. Depending on the size and type of agency, candidates will be supplied for local or nationwide positions.


 
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  • Berry Recruitment has a devoted catering division with the resources and experience to serve hotels, restaurants, pubs, and large events / venues with high quality kitchen staff. From entry-level assistants to head chef and manager vacancies, Berry has a proud reputation for delivering successful solutions for all kitchen positions nationwide. We conduct appropriate skill / food hygiene tests and ensure that all kitchen staff are qualified.
    Coverage UK wide
    16 Offices Nationwide
  • Based in the North West and supplying culinary staff across the UK, Catermatch Solutions are specialist recruiters for the Catering industry. We reference check, interview and assess the skills of candidates across all roles in the sector, covering areas including Kitchen, Restaurant, Front Office and Management. From Michelin star establishments to wedding settings, we offer an efficient recruitment service with 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Suite 37, Barton Arcade, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 2BH
  • The Director of Athena Recruiting Services Ltd and her resourcer supplies all clients with Commis Chefs, CDP's, Sous chefs, Head Chefs, and all waiting and front of house staff on a permanent and ad hoc basis for hotels, public houses, wedding events and functions. Please refer to our website for current testimonials from our existing clients
    Coverage East Anglia, Home Counties
    • Barn N, East Gorse Farm, Salmons Lane, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1RZ
  • Established in 1994 Contract Options specialises in temporary and permanent staffing solutions for both front and back of house. Our consultants are seasoned industry professionals who understand the diverse nature of catering. Candidates are skills & knowledge tested upon registration interviewed & referenced. Temporary staff can be supplied at competitive hourly rates, permanent positions can be placed via a fixed fee or temp-to perm solution.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 2nd Floor, 12/14 Devonshire Row, London, Greater London, EC2M 4RH
  • Stafffinders award-winning Hospitality Team is proud to have consultants who have worked in the positions that they recruit for. We recruit for banqueting management jobs, bar and pub jobs, catering jobs, chefs and cooks jobs, commis chef jobs, execusitve chef jobs, food & beverage manager jobs, food & drink management jobs, front office manager jobs, head chef jobs, sous chef jobs, head housekeeper jobs and hotel & bar security staff jobs.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 6 New Street, Paisley, West Lanarkshire, PA1 1XY
    • 139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY
  • Welcome to Top Job we have been around for a while now and we think we have got a fair idea of what it takes to get Essex and Suffolk working. We offer a Professional and personal service to both our candidates and clients whilst at all times maintaining a high quality service, incorporating honesty and integrity in all we do.
    Coverage Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk
    • 10 Church Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1NF
  • Quality Link Recruitment is a specialist division of Brightwork that is dedicated to bringing the very best in Hospitality to Bars, Restaurants and Events Teams across Scotland. We appreciate the industry's reputation for high staff turnover and that's why we deliver personnel for ad-hoc, seasonal or permanent positions. Chefs? Pub Managers? Waiting staff? We can source and deploy employees for any role.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • We here at multitask Personnel have some of the biggest Airport contract in the hospitality industry.We provide temporary and permanent recruitment services to the Hospitality Industry on a nationwide basis. We provide all levels of personnel from team members right through to senior management including volume recruitment drives for new openings.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 4 Amberley Court, 101 Effingham Street, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S65 1BL
  • We understand the need for a proactive and reliable workforce to support your business, whilst keeping costs minimal. As a specialist staffing solution to the Industrial, Environmental, Commercial and Catering Sectors, we have the experience and integrity to provide our clients with industry-leading support. Upex Employment can help minimise costs with competitive rates and maximise revenue with around-the-clock support.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 1 Corrie Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2HT
  • Richards Events Catering division have in excess of 30 experience providing Catering and Hospitality staff from Waiting, Bar and Wine Waiters to Front of House reception, Chefs and KPs to some of the most prestigious events and Hotels in the UK. Our hand picked team members are customer focussed, professional, smart and well presented and keen to ensure that your clientele leave your event or venue with fond memories.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • 86 Lower Ashley Road, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 5QG
    • Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 6AA
    • Kedleston Rise, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 9TX
  • Looking for staff to join your business in the Food Industry? If the answer's yes, then you might be wondering how you can find quality people. In truth, there's no real secret. It all comes down to hard work and a healthy portion of intuition - the type of thing that only comes with lots of experience. At Connect Appointments, we've got masses of that - and we exist to go the extra mile for our clients. Try us and you won't be disappointed.
    Coverage Scotland & North East England
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    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG
    • 4 Admiral Way, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR3 3XW
    • 10-18 Hope Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 6AF
    • Suite 106, Westpoint, 4 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ
    • 152 West Marketgait, Dundee, DD1 1NJ

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Kitchen Porter Salary Rates
Low Pay:£12,305
Medium Pay:£12,977
High Pay:£14,625
6 Month Change:Down 1.6%
Sample Size:185
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Average Kitchen Porter Salaries by Region
Scotland
£14.6k
North East
£13.7k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£12.9k
Midlands
£13k
East Anglia
£13.8k
London
£13.9k
Home Counties
£13.1k
South East
£13k
South West
£13.2k
Welsh Borders
£12.7k
Wales
£12.4k
North West
£13.3k
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