Chef
Ref: C(2024)SL

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

Location
WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Department
Catering
Salary
£23,336 - £25,000 per annum based on experience
Position type
Full Time
Working pattern
37.5 hours per week - 5 days from 7 working day time hours (we open 9.30 – 5pm), weekend working is essential but is worked on fair rota basis with no split shifts and very few evening shifts
Job advert

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chef 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.

The Role

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.

About You

To join as our Chef 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
  • To enjoy being part of a friendly and motivated team

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested please submit your application as early as possible.

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 car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

We are WWT, the charity for wetlands and wildlife. 

We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.

Closing Date: 15th February 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed

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

Job description
Chef_Vacancy_2024.pdf
Closing Date
15/2/2024

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

Unless specifically stated, we do not accept CVs for job applications

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