The 5* Merchant Hotel in Belfast is a harmonious blend of Victorian grandeur and Art Deco inspired sleek modernity.  Situated in the heart of Belfast city centre's historic Cathedral Quarter, the grandeur of the original Grade A listed building is complemented by an elegant Art Deco inspired wing with a multitude of exciting amenities. 

The Cloth Ear is currently recruiting for a Kitchen Porter.


Purpose of job: To ensure that all equipment, crockery, cutlery and glassware is washed and stored correctly and to ensure that the wash-up/kitchen area is maintained in a hygienic manner

Main duties:
•    To ensure all items of crockery, cutlery & glassware are washed properly, dried and stored correctly
•    Cleaning of pots, pans & equipment and their storage
•    To carry out cleaning duties as outlined on standard procedures
•    To maintain cleanliness of refuse area and ensure kitchen bins regularly emptied
•    To be aware of hazardous substances and to ensure that relative protective clothing is worn and directions followed
•    To adhere to any reasonable request from management or chefs
•    To participate in any training and personnel exercises designed to improve standards and performance
•    Wear clean suitable uniform at all times and ensure a high level of personal hygiene & grooming
•    Observe all requirements under Health & Safety regulations
•    To upkeep the company’s equal opportunities policy to ensure a neutral working environment
•    To keep staff/work areas tidy, safe & report any hazard, accident or loss or damage to management and observe all requirements under current health & safety regulations
•    Must have at least 1 year experience as kitchen porter
•    The successful applicant must be fully flexible.
The Merchant offers staff:
  • Your birthday off
  • Cycle to Work
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Beannchor group discount
  • Christmas raffle
  • Uniform
  • Flexible working
  • 28 days holiday
  • Seasonal parties
  • NVQs
The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list and you will be expected to comply with any reasonable request or duties directed by management.

The Closing Date for the position is Sunday 20th August 2017.

We are unable to accept CV’s as a method of application.

The Company reserves the right to apply enhanced short listing criteria.

The Merchant Hotel is an equal opportunities employer