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Kitchen Porter

Purpose of the Role

To support Catering/Kitchen Department in ensuring kitchen cleanliness, and organization
and to help to maintain a safe environment for staff, residents and visitors through awareness
of health and safety policies, by attending training required (health and safety training as well
as appropriate training programmes to enhance current knowledge) and use initiative in addressing
any issues that arise, particularly those relating to hygiene and health and safety.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Assisting Senior Kitchen Staff within Kitchen/ Catering Department
  • Keeping Kitchen area clean & tidy
  • Operating dishwasher & other kitchen equipment
  • Filling & emptying catering trolleys
  • Waste management
  • Assisting with Basic Food preparation when required
  • Reporting all accidents or incidents to the Head Chef.
  • Reporting any unsafe practices or broken machinery/equipment to
    the Head Chef, so that remedial action can be taken immediately
  • Use all equipment as trained observing all safe practices, so that
    accidents are avoided
  • Taking full responsibility for your allocated area of work on a
    daily basis.
  • Record keeping – ensuring that necessary checks are made and
    recorded in accordance with our Food Hygiene Policy.
  • Ensuring food hygiene and HACCP standards are adhered to at all times

Essential Qualifications and Experience
Eligibility Criteria Qualifications and/or Experience

  • Experience in similar role
  • Knowledge of HACCP including good hygiene practices
  • Flexibility/adaptability
  • Written /numerical/analytical skills
  • IT Skills
  • Highly organised


  • Kitchen: 1 year (preferred)

As a Bartra Healthcare Employee you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Private Healthcare Play
  • Educational Support
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Bike-to-work Scheme
  • Bleeper Bikes
  • Travel Saver Leap Card
  • Staff Events
  • Wellness Program
  • Free Uniforms
  • Partly-subsidised Meals
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Incremental rate of pay
  • Employee appreciation scheme
  • Ongoing training and development

Work Authorisation

  • Ireland (required)

Place of Work

Please state your current place of work when submitting the job application.

The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office as directed.

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About Bartra Healthcare

Working at Bartra Healthcare can bring numerous benefits, including professional development, employee appreciation, and health and wellbeing.

As healthcare workers, employees in a nursing home can develop their skills and knowledge while serving a vulnerable population. In addition, employers often offer incentives and rewards for their staff, such as bonuses, recognition, and career advancement opportunities. A Bartra Healthcare environment also encourages a healthy work-life balance, with flexible schedules and wellness programs that promote physical and mental health. Working at Bartra Healthcare can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience for those who enjoy caring for others and making a difference in people’s lives.