Chef/Cook

Closing Date: 09/06/2024
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Slimbridge
What type of role are you interested in
Employed
Advertising Salary
£24,405 to £26,500 depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Catering

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chef/Cook to join our busy catering team at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. With great rates of pay, no split shifts, and very little evening working, our team is ready to welcome you.

Working at Slimbridge you can really make a difference to conserving our planet. You’ll be working for an organisation that is dedicated to protecting wetland habitats and saving species around the world from extinction and reducing the human world’s impact on the climate, whilst inspiring visitors and encouraging them to get closer to nature by providing outstanding hospitality.

You will be working as part of our kitchen team preparing and presenting food to order in a fast paced environment. Cooking seasonal menus for our visitors to enjoy and ensuring everyone in the team follows our food safety management system, you will also manage waste and stock levels helping the catering team hit their targets.

This is a full time permanent position working 5 days out of 7 including weekends and bank holidays.

 

About You

To join as our Chef/Cook you’ll need:

  • Some previous experience of working in a commercial kitchen
  • A passion for food and pride in presentation
  • A good working knowledge of food safety management systems
If you enjoy working in a fast paced environment as part of a friendly team then we would love to hear from you.
 
We will be actively reviewing applications and interviews will be held on a rolling basis. The advert may close early if a successful candidate is found.

About Us

We’re WWT, and we’re on a mission to restore the super-powered ecosystems we call wetlands. There’s never been a more important moment for our work, and we’ve got some phenomenal people on the case.

Whether they’re taking a new visitor under their wing, or conducting ground-breaking research further afield, our team are second to none. And there’s nothing we love more than watching them soar.

Whatever you do here, you’ll be helping to restore wetlands and unlock their power. So, the only question left is, what role will you play?

 Why you’ll love working at WWT
  • Wake up every day knowing your work is helping to restore wetlands, and our world
  • Be surrounded and inspired by our team of passionate, dedicated people
  • 33 days annual leave (which goes up to 38 days after 5 years of service) – this includes bank holidays and you have flexibility to take those days whenever you want
  • Free entry to all our wetland centres, including your family
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Colleague discount on shopping and memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance of three times your salary, for peace of mind for your loved ones
  • Independent personal, workplace and financial advice from Care first
WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.
 
Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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