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Kitchen Porter, 195 Piccadilly

BAFTA 195 Piccadilly is looking for a Kitchen Porter to join its team. 

Job Title: Kitchen Porter

Reports to: CDP

Job Location: Central London

Start Date: February 2022

Salary: £25,500

Contract Type: Full time permanent fully flexible -  will work a variety of shifts, on any 5 days, based on a 45-hour week across 7 days each week

Application Procedure: Please click HERE to apply

Job Description: Please click HERE to download the full Job Description

Job purpose

To ensure that the kitchen is cleaned to a high standard and to prevent cross contamination.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • To clean the kitchen, corridors, upstairs kitchen and surrounding areas, using the correct chemicals and materials set down in the cleaning schedule.
  • To clean china, small equipment, and all large equipment thoroughly to prevent cross contamination at all times.
  • To work methodically and sensibly in a professional and organised manner.
  • Follow the guidelines set down by COSHH regarding chemical use and storage.
  • To take control of the laundry deliveries and dirty returns.
  • To take food and equipment deliveries.
  • To report to the Sous chef /head chef and go through any cleaning problems in the kitchen, corridors, upstairs kitchen and surrounding areas from the night before and rectify them in the correct manner.
  • Under the guidance of the senior cooks to organise the shift on his/her section regarding Mis en Plas for plates, pans etc for service.
  • Together with Sous chef/ Head chef to write daily chemical and cleaning equipment orders
  • To maintain good employee relations
  • To ensure that training on a one-to-one basis has been carried out and comprehended.
  • To work to the cleaning schedule and cleaning work specifications, using the right chemical and cleaning materials for the job and to be responsible for completing the daily cleaning checklist daily
  • To attend daily and monthly meetings with the kitchen team as requested by the Head Chef.
  • To report any problems regarding failure of machinery and small equipment to the Sous Chef/Head chef and to follow up and ensure the necessary work has been carried out.
  • To keep the kitchen clean, tidy and a safe environment to work in.
  • To pass all information to next shift about the kitchen (report everything)
  • Accidents s to be written in Accident Book according to BAFTA Policy and Procedure and reported to the Head Chef daily.
  • Uniform must be always kept clean and changed during the day if it becomes soiled.
  • Assist Head Chef and Sous Chef in on-the job training of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH).

Ideally you will have:

  • Social Skills and Experience
  • Able to motivate yourself and have a good rapport with staff
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations

Ideally you will be:

Already work in a similar environment or in a role that requires similarly high hygiene standards



BAFTA is a leading global charitable institution focused on championing creativity, opportunity and social change for all through the transformative power of film, games and television.

 BAFTA’s Vision is:

‘Bringing the transformative power of Film, Games and Television to everyone’

BAFTA’s aims are:  to champion the art and the craft, champion talent and champion the industry environment by:

  • Identifying and celebrating industry practice deemed exceptional by peer review, thereby elevating the art and craft of film, games and TV
  • Providing talent with recognition, inspiration, access and long term support, in particular those under- represented and underprivileged in society
  • Enabling a positive and inclusive environment, for an accessible, sustainable and connected industry