- WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
- c.£25,000 dependent upon experience
- Position type
- Full Time
- Working pattern
- 37.5 Hours per week, mostly daytime, occasional evening
- Job advert
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a thriving visitor attraction within easy reach of Gloucester and Bristol, attracting a wide range of visitors from families to expert birders.
We now have a career opportunity for an outstanding Head Chef, responsible for the daily operation and management of the kitchen – you will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual with a passion for delivering amazing food and excellent customer service. You’ll co-ordinate the highest standards of production in all areas of this fast paced, multi-sited operation. You will have the ability to motivate and develop the skills of a kitchen brigade, be full of bright ideas and commercial capabilities, you’ll make sure we’re smashing targets and generating profit as every penny goes back into supporting our conservation work. Financially astute with great attention to detail, you will have a proven track record of working to tight KPIs with creativity and enthusiasm. Shifts are allocated fairly to include weekend work on a rota basis; most shifts are daytime hours, with occasional evening events.
Your experience will ideally have been gained within a visitor attraction or similar environment and you are looking to become part of something amazing.
In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Child care voucher scheme
- Free entry to all our centres
A first stage interview will be held at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre on: 21st July 2017
- Closing Date
Unless specifically stated, we do not accept CVs for job applications