Weekend Kitchen Assistant (Fordham)

Job Details

Job Type: Full-time / Permanent

Location: Scotsdales Fordham

Salary: 11.50 per hour

Job Description

Part Time – Shifts available – Saturday / Sunday

The Sunflower café is a busy, fast-paced working environment that prepares breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Shifts typically 8am to 5pm but flexible for the right person. We are looking for someone with a good work ethic, great attitude and willingness to learn. We offer a great opportunity to progress within the kitchen brigade as well as food safety qualifications and other relevant training under senior chefs


  • Prepare and serve food alongside senior chefs, achieving the quality and presentation as per standards.
  • Prepare and maintain your designated section of the kitchen whilst being willing to help others in their sections.
  • Basic delivery duties – movement of heavy loads, recycling, organising fridge and store areas
  • Effective communication with colleagues to ensure as organised a workplace as possible

Capabilities –

  • Basic knife skills and preparation techniques
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • An interest in food and willingness to learn
  • Willingness to follow tasks and requests from senior chefs
  • Enjoy working alongside colleagues and also on your own when needed.
  • To comply with all food hygiene, Health and Safety at work, COSHH, and Manual Handling regulations


  • Must be confident, motivated, and able to work independently
  • Must have a pleasant, helpful, and optimistic attitude
  • Be respectful and polite to others
  • Ability to work in a team, supporting others and having a can-do attitude.
  • Be happy and prepared to move between departments, as the needs of the business require.
  • Take responsibility for your own Health & Safety and the Health & Safety of those around you

Pay rate advertised valid for ages 21 plus. Competitive rates for ages 18-20.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.50 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • English not required


  • Day shift
  • Weekends only

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cambridge, CB7 5LQ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person


How to apply: 

Please send all CV applications to Recruitment@scotsdales.com

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