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Apprentice Chef

Do you want to help us look after some of the brightest and exciting leaders of the future in a beautiful and historical environment? Are you cheerful and enjoy dealing with people from all sorts of backgrounds? Are you hard working and thorough enough to make sure the job is done properly?

At St John’s College we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the college and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that the attitude you bring to work and the way you choose to behave is as important as your skills and experience.

St John’s College is looking to appoint an Apprentice Chef on a fixed-term contract of two years, to work in our illustrious kitchen, to an agreed programme of work. 

Working alongside highly experienced Chefs you will be trained in all aspects of food preparation and production and will be trained in advanced cooking techniques, preparing, cooking and finishing meals to a very high standard.  Throughout the two year apprenticeship, you will also be required to attend a day release Catering Course at Westminster College, London to gain a Professional Catering Qualification.

The post requires a team player who has a keen interest in food and who is committed to developing a career as a Chef.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in a busy, first class establishment with an experienced team, whilst also gaining valuable training at one of the leading colleges for catering.

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave pro rata (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free meals on duty (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site gym and free parking close to the College site, subject to availability.

For further particulars and an application form, please click the links below or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00 am on Monday 21 May 2018.

Two year fixed-term contract
£17k per annum plus benefits
39.25 hours per week