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Breakfast Chef

Job title

Breakfast Chef


£9.35 per hour


Minimum 25 hours. You will be employed on a flexible contract and will be expected to work additional hours. These flexible hours will be agreed by your manager, with a minimum of 24 hours’ notice given prior to any additional hours being worked.  Flexible additional hours combined with your core hours will be no more than 37 hours in any one week.   

Reporting to

Head Chef  


Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre, Winlaton Mill, Gateshead


About us

Groundwork works across the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy use and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential. 


About the role

We are recruiting for a Breakfast Chef, to work in a growing café in the heart of Winlaton Mill.  We pride ourselves in using local produce from around the area. 

As a Breakfast Chef you will be responsible to deliver freshly made to order breakfasts for the café to a high standard.   

You will also undertake a varied list of food preparation, including baking for the kitchen on a daily basis and taking full responsibility and accountability for the breakfast shift.  Additionally, ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented.


About you

With a positive attitude, you will have the ability to handle pressure in a professional and calm manner.  A passion for food and delivering an excellent service, you will also have knowledge of food safety and health and safety principles. 

In return we offer;

  • Working with a great team
  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Paid holiday and pension
  • Staff discounts after 3 months employment

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Hilary Woolard, Centre Manager on 01207 524800. 


Want to apply?

Great. All you need to do is forward your CV to the below address. 


Person Specification

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All completed CV's should be emailed to or by post to Groundwork NE & Cumbria, Grosvenor House, 29 Market Place, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7NP. 


Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.