Kitchen Assistant (part-time)


We are currently looking for a reliable and experienced Kitchen Assistant to join our existing team and assist in the day to day running of our kitchen producing quality food for our Bar Café and Coffee Shop.

Typical duties include: General food and vegetable preparation; maintaining highest possible standards of hygiene in all kitchen and storage areas; dish washing both by hand and automatic dishwasher; assisting Chefs in preparation and presentation of some menus.

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience of working in a busy kitchen environment and of general food and vegetable preparation. The ability to work calmly and efficiently whilst under pressure is essential, as is the ability to work and contribute as a member of a team. You will have a flexible approach to working hours as well as a ‘can-do’ attitude. Possession of a current Food Handler Certificate would be an advantage but is not essential as training will be provided. If you have all of these qualities along with a commitment to customer service and a passion for food then we would love to hear from you.

This is a permanent position with variable hours of work including daytimes, evenings and weekends. There are no guaranteed minimum hours.

See the application pack for a full job description. If you wish to apply for this post please send us your CV with a covering letter and contact details for two referees. Please note all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and, if applicable, must hold any necessary work permit and/or visa. Applications should be sent to

Due to the high volume of applications we expect to receive we are unable to respond to everyone individually. If you do not hear back from us please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The Traverse Theatre aims to be an equal opportunity employer.