Recruitment - Work with Us - The Oxford Collection_ Quod Terrace Sunshine

Kitchen Porter, Quod

Quod is an independent, bustling, city centre restaurant, bar & terrace with over 250 seats. Located on Oxford’s famous High Street. Quod is open all day, every day serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner. The menu consists of European classics with an emphasis on British produce. The busy restaurant, with a high level of repeat business is open every day of the year.

Quod is part of ‘The Oxford Collection’; a small, privately owned group of hotels and restaurants comprising of Gees Restaurant & Bar, the Old Parsonage Hotel, Parsonage Grill, the Old Bank Hotel and Quod Restaurant & Bar.

We offer support, training, and development opportunities to help your career flourish. We believe that investment in each and every one of our ‘collectives’ is key to the success of our business and the happiness of our customers. As a member of our team, we are looking for an exceptional candidate who shares these values.

We are looking for a Kitchen Porter to join the Kitchen team run by Rohan Kashid, Head Chef.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Thrive on giving guests a memorable experience
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Have effective time management skills
  • Enjoy being part of a team

Typical duties of this role are:

  • Ensure all cooking utensils, crockery, and any equipment used in food preparation, is washed, and dried thoroughly and returned to its correct storage place in the kitchen. This is to be done efficiently in order to ensure the chefs have sufficient equipment and resources during service.
  • To assist in receiving/unpacking/storing any deliveries when requested.
  • Adhere to Health, Hygiene and Safety standards in the kitchen, as set out in the company Health and Safety policy using COSHH and HACCP precautions where necessary

Requirements for the position:

  • Experience in similar restaurants is beneficial although full training will be provided

We offer a sensible shift pattern across a 40-hour week (Monday to Sunday rota with 2 days off) with an OTE up to £11.35 per hour, £23,608 per year.

Based on 40 hours per week, including non-contractual tronc (service charge).

In return we offer:

  • Meals on duty
  • 50% staff discount within our restaurants
  • £500 recruitment incentive (until further notice)
  • Membership in our Employee Assistance Programme with Hospitality Action
  • Pension scheme
  • Over time, opportunities to develop within our Company
  • Uniform provided
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays per annum
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Team awards and prizes

Eligibility to work within the UK must be proven and two references should be available on request.