Lead Kitchen Porter

Website BrooklandsMuseu Brooklands Museum Trust

We are looking for a Lead Kitchen Porter to join our busy team!


Salary: £23.000 p.a.

Hours: 40 hours per week. Working five out of seven days


About the Role


As a Lead Kitchen Porter you will play an important part in keeping our high standards of customer care and cleanliness. This is a great opportunity to step up in the hospitality industry and develop your career within a unique Museum environment.


We host events which require catering 7 days a week,  and on our outdoor event days, we can cater for up to 6000 people. We also host weddings, corporate/private dining and run an on-site café and members bar lunches three days per week.


Your duties will include

·         cleaning food preparation areas, equipment, crockery and cutlery,

·         sanitising surfaces, walls, and floors,

·         receive and unload deliveries,

·         light food preparation duties,

·         aiding the chefs with general duties,

·         providing the highest levels of food hygiene and cleanliness,

·         maintaining daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules.

·         Ensuring that there are sufficient levels of cleaning chemicals and material. Ordering more when needed.


To succeed in this busy role, you will need to be organised, motivated and able to work quickly and efficiently. You should be a great communicator and striving for excellence in customer care. Ideally you will have some understanding of COSHH and HACCP, but full training can be provided. You will be working as part of a team and may be required to lead other staff at busy times.


Our People and Culture

We have invested in our organisational culture over the past 3 years and encourage everyone to be their true self at the Museum. We want to increase the diversity of the people who work and volunteer at Brooklands Museum and we are developing a strategy, Opening Up Brooklands, to make sure this happens.

We have worked with our staff to define the culture that we want at Brooklands Museum and as a result, our team have committed to ensuring we all feel involved, supported and appreciated, by working as one team, communicating thoughtfully, being proactive and showing we care.

Our Commitment is: Brooklands at its best, every day

We are working together internally and with external partners to promote a more inclusive and diverse environment, not just at the Museum but within the industries with which we have links, such as motorsport.  We are proud to be a mindful employer and have trained mental health first aiders to support our team.

We provide access to a wide-range of online training courses for staff, as well as an employee benefits programme and a twenty-four hour employee assistance helpline.

Brooklands Museum was a finalist for Employer of the Year in the 2021 Surrey Business Awards.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@brooklandsmuseum.com.