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Kitchen Porter 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Kitchen Porter to join our existing kitchen team, to provide a varied menu in our busy Bar Café as well as a range of sandwiches, soups and baked goodies for sale in our ground floor coffee shop.

The Kitchen Porter should have experience of working in a busy kitchen environment and must be able to work as part of team. Our ideal candidate will have the ability and willingness to work flexibly, including evenings and weekends, and must be able to work calmly and efficiently whilst under pressure. Food Handler certification would be an advantage but is not essential. You should also have excellent communication skills.

Typical duties will include: maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas of the kitchen and food storage areas; dish washing; and assisting in the maintenance of Health and Safety standards. The job description for this post is currently under review however a draft version can be downloaded from this page. 

This is a permanent post with a probationary period of 6 months.  Hours of work are flexible, with no guaranteed minimum although we expect to be able to offer between 15 and 20 hours per week. We can offer an immediate start and the rate of pay is £6.70 per hour. Annual leave entitlement is a pro rata equivalent to 31 days per annum and a contributory pension scheme is available. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and be in possession of any necessary work permits and/or visa.

If you are interested in applying for this post please send us your CV with a covering letter by email to  





Traverse Theatre (Scotland) Ltd: Registered in Scotland SC076037. A charity registered in Scotland No SC002368
Registered office: Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED.

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