Head Chef

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Operations, Catering
£25,330.50 - £26,669 pro rata
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week, mostly daytime with occasional evenings
Job advert

This is a fixed term contract until 6th September 2020

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.

Your experience will ideally have been gained within a visitor attraction or similar environment and you are looking to become part of something amazing.

Shifts are allocated fairly to include weekend work on a rota basis and most shifts are daytime hours, with occasional evening events.

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 (pro rata)
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

Interview Date: 24th February 2020

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.

Job description
Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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