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Part Time Chef Cook – Newstead, Stoke-on-Trent


Job title:

Chef Cook

Location: Newstead, Stoke-on-Trent
Hours: Part Time – 3 Days a Week (9am-4pm) + Potential to extend hours as the business grows.
Salary: £9.60 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity for a Chef to join our expanding Training and Enterprise centre is located on the North Staffs and Stoke on Trent boarder near Trentham. Our enterprise café serves the local community and provides valuable work experience placements for people we are supporting on our projects.

Job purpose

  • To lead the provision of our commercial catering service including the planning, costing, preparation, cooking and serving of meals in our community café. Operating to the highest of standards and working closely with our trainer/café supervisor and the team of trainees and volunteers, the post-holder will grow our community café and catering services as a new enterprise providing exciting and affordable food options for local people.

The post holder may be required from time to time to undertake other duties, not specifically mentioned in this job description, but within levels of their salary scale. On occasion, there may be travel and work in unsocial hours.


  • Plan, cost, order and prepare the menu and food offer for the café
  • Maintain high standards of food hygiene and compliance with food standards
  • Create a friendly, welcoming and inclusive environment for clients, customers and the public
  • Support and contribute to the training and development of our trainees and volunteers, providing coaching and mentoring to support their progress and development and assisting them to acquire appropriate skills in the catering environment
  • Support the growth and expansion of the business acting with initiative and enterprise
  • Contribute to business development, new initiatives, projects and bids in order to extend the reach of the business and opportunities for progression for learners
  • Manage the food preparation aspect of the café service and contribute as required to catering for special events, occasions or additional service
  • Working as part of a team, providing cover, support and flexibility in your approach to your duties and as a positive and proactive team member
Closing Date: 9th April 2018
Interview Date: 19th April 2018
Posted Date: 26th March 2018

The interview process will include a face-to-face interview, 5-minute presentation and a short activity with some of our service users

The Company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the Company’s business.

Interested applicants should download the Job Specification, Job Description and application form detailing their experience, suitability to the post and future commitment to the project implementation and delivery.

Chef Cook Specification

Chef Cook Job Description

Chef Cook Landau Application Form





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