Kitchen Assistant

Pay £8.36 per hour
Location 2 Wellington Street, Ipswich, IP1 2NU
Hours 16 hours
Deadline 29th July
Interviews TBC


Job Role

As a Kitchen Assistant with YMCA Trinity Group you will assist the kitchen staff in all aspects of kitchen duties, work well in our small but busy team and be able to work flexible hours when required. In return we offer a competitive salary, 80 hours holiday a year and the potential for internal progression.


You should have the following qualities:


  • Some knowledge of Safeguarding and current legislation
  • Some experience of cooking for large numbers
  • A basic understanding and knowledge of issues our residents face
  • Be able to communicate clearly and appropriately, face to face and with people from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds
  • Have or work towards NVQ Level 2 qualification in Catering



  • You will have a positive manner and possess the ability to work as an excellent member of the kitchen team with high standards of kitchen hygiene
  • Be an excellent timekeeper and able to work flexible hours if required
  • Always maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries
  • Have some knowledge of Health and Safety, Environmental Health and Food Hygiene in the workplace


In return we are offering the successful applicant 16 hours a week to be worked Monday to Sunday, we would love to hear from you if you would like to know more. Please call our friendly Catering Manager, Lorraine, on 01473 372489 for an informal chat or email


The Salary for this role is £8.36 per hour and as an employee of the YMCA Trinity Group you also benefit from:

  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holidays (Pro rata for Part Time)
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • Induction Programme and additional ‘on the job’ Training Opportunities
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Free use of the Onsite Gym
  • Your DBS Cost Paid
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Employee Assistance Programme


This vacancy closes on 29th July 2019

For more information please see the Job Description.

To apply, please see our Application Guidance, complete an Application Form and an Equality and Diversity Form.

Please forward to or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East
PE3 8DX.


YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.