White House Hotel Kitchen Porter

White House Hotel Kitchen Porter

Job Details

The White House Hotel is looking for a committed staff member to join its dedicated kitchen team.


Main duties include assisting the team to maintain high levels of kitchen standards and cleaning / pot washing with efficiency and good humour.

The successful applicant will be part of a friendly team focused on providing a fantastic customer experience to our valued guests.

The role would suit hard-working individuals with a strong work ethic who are self-motivated and able to work as part of a busy kitchen crew.


  • 5/6 day working week (dependant on business needs) 
  • Monday to Sunday 
  • Bank holidays with Time Off In Lieu as agreed 
  • These roles are initially for a fixed-term role between March/April and October/November, with the option for a more permanent role next year.

EXPERIENCE is preferred but not necessary as any training will be provided but a willingness to learn and a team spirit are a must.


Applicants do not require permission to work for Herm Island if they have any of the following:

  • the right of abode in the UK 
  • valid settled or pre-settled status 
  • indefinite leave to remain in the Bailiwick of Guernsey

Please refer to ELIGIBILITY section in the NOTES for further information.


The HERM package is as follows;

  • Performance bonus scheme (discretionary) 
  • Loyalty bonus scheme (seasonal workers) 
  • No Value-added tax (VAT) or goods and service tax (GST) 
  • Income tax rate is 20% 
  • Free family boat travel between Guernsey & Herm 
  • Staff discounts at Island shop 
  • Staff accommodation (if based on Herm). with some single rooms available  
  • Commute to work is a 1-10 minute walk 
  • Safe & secure (very low crime rate) 
  • Refer-A-Friend scheme 
  • No traffic (private vehicles are not permitted) 
  • On the job training to include level 2 FSA certificates 
  • Organised staff and community social events 
  • Fantastic hands-on work experience 
  • Free food (seasonal workers) 
  • Milder climate than UK 
  • Abundance of flora and fauna 
  • Breathtaking scenery 
  • Stunning beaches with exceptional (vitamin) sea swimming opportunities 
  • A great place for family and friends to come and visit!


IMPORTANT - When applying please UPLOAD your CV ensuring the following information is included to enable us to process your application quickly.

EXPERIENCE: If you have no relevant prior experience on your CV relating to the role you are applying for, please provide additional information so we can consider your application.

ELIGIBILITY - Please confirm what relevant permissions you have to work on Herm Island or whether permissions need to be obtained under the States of Guernsey Work Permit Policy – information on Work Permits can be found here https://www.gov.gg/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=135526&p=0

AVAILABILITY - If you were to be successful, please let us know your preferred start / finish dates?

OTHER - If you are applying as part of a couple please state your partner's name.

** Failing to upload your CV may result in your application not being processed **


This small paradise island is located in the English Channel where guests and visitors enjoy year-round hospitality. Working and living on Herm is a truly unique and challenging opportunity and requires flexibility, a positive attitude, resilience and a customer-focused mindset. As there are no cars or bicycles on Herm a good degree of fitness is also advised. The rewards are plentiful if you are hard-working and motivated by small team collaboration, taking responsibility, helping others and delivering a professional service. As Herm has no resident doctor or hospital we ask shortlisted applicants to submit their medical facts and self-assess their suitability to work on Herm. We are a fair and reasonable employer offering good rates of pay and benefits, staff accommodation as necessary, and a great team of friendly colleagues.

  • Job Information 

  • Company: Herm Island
  • Vacancy: White House Hotel Kitchen Porter
  • Category: Jobs suitable for couples, Cleaning Jobs, Catering Staff
  • Dates: These roles are initially for a fixed-term role between March/April and October/November, with the option for a more permanent role next year.
  • Locations:
    • Channel Islands
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