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Kitchen Assistant

Babington Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Term Time
£9,530.97 pa
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
31st May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1423942

We require a Kitchen Assistant to support the Chef and Assistant Cook in providing a high quality and efficient catering service to all customers of the Academy.

You will be required to undertake general kitchen duties (including cleaning) on a weekly rota basis ensuring that all catering policies are adhered to.

Experience would be preferred. A Level 2 Award in Food Safety/Basic Food Hygiene certificate is desirable, but full training will be given.

Hours 18.75 hours per week (11.00am to 2.45pm Monday to Friday), 38 weeks per year.   This post is permanent.

Why work for us?

Our strength comes from collaboration, with an emphasis on winning hearts and inspiring minds. We know that by positively celebrating and sharing the great work we are doing, through our vision and values, there are no limits to how high we can aim, and to what our students, staff and communities can achieve.

You will be given the opportunity to grow professionally and personally in this role and you will have access to meaningful professional development.

As a Trust we value inclusive working practices and diverse teams. We’re keen to ensure our Trust works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented demographics.

We can offer:

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Staff Benefits Package - Access to a huge range of savings from retailers such as Currys, Halfords, Wilko, Asda, Tesco, M&S, Morrisons and many more!
  • Cycle to Work – This initiative also allows you to make huge Tax and National Insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety accessories. These savings are achieved via salary sacrifice which is managed by the Trust and lets you spread the cost to make payments more convenient.
  • Free Financial Support Service from Barclays - support with all aspects of your financial health and wellbeing, and you don't need to be a Barclays customer to use the service.
  • Eye Test Vouchers – Free SpecSavers eye test voucher for eligible staff
  • Annual Flu Vaccine – Free flu vaccine voucher for eligible staff
  • Access to free Counselling sessions following an initial confidential consultation.
  • Free onsite parking at the Trust and its Academies

Salary Grade 1 point 2. Actual Salary £9,530.97

Closing date: 31st May 2024


Safeguarding Statement:

The Learning without Limits Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

Social Media Checks

As part of the shortlisting process, in line with measures identified in statutory guidance relating to safeguarding practice, the Trust will conduct searches on candidates selected for interview, through a third party, on social media in order to identify anything that could give rise to a safeguarding concern in what has been said or done online. Only information relevant to safeguarding concerns obtained from the search will be passed over for consideration during the recruitment process.

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