Kitchen Assistant


At IKEA, it is so much more than a job.

As a member in our kitchen department, you are the heart of our operation. We are looking for people who have a passion for food and cooking and will bring this energy into the team.

Our kitchen is where you will lovingly and safely prepare and serve our great and nutritious food offer to our customers and co-workers and operating equipment such as ovens and fryers. This role comes with great responsibility for food hygiene and keeping the department clean and tidy. Our customer experience is important to us and this role is vital to exceeding their expectations.

Due to health and safety you must be over 18 for this role.

HOURLY PAY: £10.10
Additional £2.03 between hours of 4am – 6am
START DATE: discussed at interview


Be passionate about our IKEA brand, products and service.
Be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multi-task
Act on your own initiative and both give and take responsibility when needed
Eager to learn and develop within the team and business
Go above and beyond for our customers
You have a roll up your sleeve mindset to the various tasks & challenges that present themselves.

WHAT WE OFFER (the important part!)
Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family’s everyday needs.

• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on Highstreet retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Flexi Holiday Plan
• Family Friendly childcare & wellbeing support
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!

30 hour contract working 4am – 12pm including 3 out of 4 weekends


• Cleaning your working area and any appliances used
• Carrying out food safety checks
• Prepping food
• Helping the rest of the team with daily tasks
• Working in a fast paced environment

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.

Second step, we will be holding an in-store event on the 15th June at 2pm – 5pm which you will receive an email invite to.

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.

For any advice or support, email us @ [email protected] and we’ll be happy to help!

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