Kitchen Porter

£11.44 per hour

Holiday Inn Winchester, Winchester

Our Holiday Inn Winchester is an exciting and innovative hotel where each day is uniquely different. Located on the edge of the beautiful South Downs National Park and within five minutes from Winchester City Centre it’s accessible location and multi-million-pound refurbishment has made it into one of the flagship Holiday Inns in the UK. With that in mind, the Holiday Inn Winchester is a great place to kickstart your hospitality career or if you’re looking to progress your journey, this is the place where future can become reality.

Modern and contemporary, this award-winning Hotel offers something for all. It's a big operation, so you’ll need to be hands-on, with 131 rooms, 8 flexible event spaces, The Odyssey Restaurant, Bar and Pizzeria and our stunning ANA Spa. Whether it be a pre-cruise stay, accommodation for a business trip, a relaxing spa-day, wedding, birthday party or family celebration, our hotel offers it all.

This could be your opportunity to work somewhere fast-paced and growing, somewhere where you can be yourself, create memorable experiences for every guest and put your stamp on the ever-evolving brand that is the Holiday Inn.

Are you out-going, full of energy and enthusiastic? A natural-born communicator? Are you passionate about offering excellent customer service? Then our fabulous Holiday Inn Winchester could be the place for you.

The Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Kitchen Porter to join our brigade. Our Kitchen Porters are key members of our back of house teams at Castlebridge Hospitality. We need someone who will carry out general cleaning duties and oversee the operation of pot -washing machinery to help deliver an excellent guest experience while ensuring back of house areas are clean and Health & Safety guidelines are observed. You’ll support the Chefs with daily duties including assisting in the food preparation when required.

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a professional kitchen and be part of a talented and dedicated team, cooking with the best possible ingredients. You may also see this as an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a thriving kitchen and for a potential first step into an entry level chef role.

The Ideal Candidate:

We’re looking for a confident Kitchen Porter with a positive, can -do attitude. You’ll need to be able to work intuitively alone as well as with a team, so you’ll need good interpersonal skills. The Kitchen is a fast -paced, challenging environment so the ability to work well under pressure is essential. Your role contributes directly towards the guests experience so you’ll need to have great attention to detail and presentation standards.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.



  • Heavily discounted Staff Room Rates at all Castlebridge properties for you and your friends and family, so everyone can enjoy a break away. Rates start from £50 per night, with breakfast included.
  • 50% off your bill when you dine in one of our Restaurants or Bars.
  • Fully funded Apprenticeship programme to develop your career without a reduction in your pay.
  • Cycle to work scheme - save up to 40% on a wide range of bikes.
  • Healthcare Cash Plans - dental, optical, medical and more available from just £1 per week.
  • Referral schemes for referring your friends or family to join our team.
  • Flexible shift patterns and contracts available to suit your lifestyle, we are 24/7 operation, meaning shift patterns to suit everyone.
  • Monthly colleague recognition through our 5-Star Service rewards programme and monetary rewards for long service milestones.
  • Use of Wagestream financial wellbeing platform, allowing you to access your pay as and when you need it.
  • Employee Assistance Programme - free, confidential advice available 24/7 to you.
  • An internal communications hub which acts as our very own social media platform, connecting you to your colleagues and the wider group in seconds.