Kitchen Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
East Midlands
Salary Description:
Compass Group
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ESS has been a market leader in the Defence and Government Services sectors for over 40 years. As well as providing quality catering, retail and leisure services, we offer a portfolio of superior and sustainable soft services, including: hotel, cleaning, waste management, security, event support and reception services

Due to a recent awarded contract, we are looking for a talented team people to come and join the new ESS Defence team at one of our prestigious contracts - The Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC). This project will be one of the world's best clinical rehabilitation centres for the armed forces. The site will be delivering specialist (tertiary) Defence rehabilitation covering musculoskeletal injury, Complex trauma injury, Neurological injury, Cardiac conditions and Rheumatological conditions

We are looking for Kitchen Assistants candidates to fill a number of positions.


Please note most of the roles are for multiple candidates and recruitment will be ongoing throughout the summer however in the first in stance we are looking for candidates who:

Can be available to attend either a morning or afternoon session of a recruitment day on Friday 29th June at The Rushcliffe Arena in Nottingham.
Has access to a car would as this would be an advantage
Is prepared to work weekends as required although not each one unless this is a personal preference

Is polite and friendly and able to work within a busy and challenging environment
Has a good command of the English Language
Is a positive team player, willing to help others and display a flexible ‘can do’ attitude.
Is able to promote a welcoming environment where colleagues, clients and customers receive great service
Have a neat and tidy in appearance


In return you’ll receive a competitive wage with extensive training for your role and the potential to develop through our Learning and Development opportunities, including apprenticeships.  Through its size and scale as part of Compass Group ESS can also offer fantastic career advancement for those wanting to progress, as well as a pension opportunity, Employee Assistance Helpline, and access to a wide range of discounts via our Perks at Work website.


For info on the DNRC, please visit

Or to apply email your C.V to

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Hollie Price

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