Chef, Adult Rehabilitation Centre, Cambridgeshire , £8.80 PH – No Nights, 25Hours per week, 35 days holiday per year
At Select Hospitality Cambridge we are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a Chef.
An adult rehabilitation centre in a stunning countryside setting are looking to take on a Chef to be involved in catering for up to 45 staff and guests on a daily basis.
My Client are looking for an experienced Chef with knowledge and a passion for fresh local produce, family style catering, and also have an ability & desire to teach others cooking skills. The Candidate will be expected to produce lunches on a daily basis along with prepping for evening and breakfasts. The candidate will also be involved with teaching the guests basis cookery skills. All food is cooked fresh on site every day.
The ideal candidate will have a school catering background and understand all dietary requirements.
The successful candidate will be expected to work well under pressure, intergrate and work along side the current Catering Manager and guests and be able to cover holiday and sickness as required
• To oversee the preparation and provision of high quality locally sourced ingredients
• Create and develop traditional menus utilising local fresh ingredients, within set guidelines.
• To collaborate with the Catering Manager in creating and executing high quality meals, utilising all fresh ingredients.
• Assist with teaching guests basic cookery skills
• To assist with regular stock takes as requested, and to monitor, account for and action any discrepancies immediately.
• Responsible for health, safety and hygiene within the kitchen area, in line with the Food Hygiene and H&S policies and as required by relevant legislation.
• To ensure effective communication amongst the kitchen staff team and between the kitchen and other areas of the catering department.
• To accept a flexible attitude towards work and to understand that the requirements of the post may vary and develop depending on changing circumstances within the business and the development of the group
Experience and Skills required
• Experience of working as a Chef, ideally in a school catering background
• Ideally qualified to Food safety Level 2
• Ability to train, develop and guide staff.
• Excellent standard of written and spoken communication: ability to communicate with many different types e.g. staff, management, clients and suppliers.
Personal Characteristics
• Responsible and trustworthy.
• Enthusiastic about staff training and development.
• Good leadership skills.
• Willingness to take a flexible approach to work duties, to include cover for staff holidays, sickness and being on duty for special functions.

Salary and Benefits
• My client is offering the successful Chef a salary of £8.80 ph for a 25 hour week
• 35 days holiday
• 7:30am-1:30pm
Other Information
• Working hours will be an average of 25 hours per week.
• The chef will be expected to assist the Catering Manager ensuring that the kitchen is covered at all times

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via this website. For further information please contact Jonathan Taylor on 01223 324744 at our Cambridge office.

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Job Summary

Job Title Chef
Location Cambridge,Cambridgeshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Last Updated 16/02/2018
Reference SL48404
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