Kitchen Assistant – Days, Full Time



£7.80 to £9.38 per hour Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: 203667

We are looking to recruit a Kitchen Assistant who will be responsible for preparing hot & cold food at our new distribution centre in Cumbernauld. 

We offer a permanent full time position working a variety of shifts between the hours of 06:00 - 18:00 any 5 days from 7 each week (usually including at least one weekend day).

Pay, working hours & benefits:

We offer an hourly pay rate of £9.38 (£7.80 if you are under 21) and you will be guaranteed a minimum of 35 hours work per week. If you’re looking to earn a bit more then overtime is regularly available


  • Food preparation tasks;
  • Cooking and counter serving of meals;
  • Receiving and moving of deliveries to kitchen storage;
  • Replenishment of fridges
  • Cleaning of kitchen utensils, appliances and surfaces.

About You:

This is a busy canteen, so the ability to work under pressure without supervision is essential.  Candidates should also be able to communicate effectively and posses general numeracy and literacy skills.

Food hygiene is very important, so a basic food hygiene qualification would be desirable as well as an understanding of workplace health and safety.

In return for your commitment you will be rewarded with benefits such as:

- Competitive salary

- 30 days annual leave

- Staff discount

- Free life assurance 

We welcome applications from Army, Navy and Royal Air Force service leavers and veterans into our distribution operations and work in partnership with Hire a Hero to support service leavers with their transition into civilian life.

A bit about us:

Farmfoods are a family business with ambition. We pride ourselves on offering our customers great value, quality products from clean and tidy shops with the friendliest team in retail.

We aim to offer sensational value to customers on a great range of everyday family oriented goods.  We back up our sensational value with a focus on delivering an ‘old fashioned’, genuine and friendly customer experience.

Our warehouse operatives are the backbone of our distribution operation and are essential to ensuring our shops have everything they need to deliver a great service to our customers.

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