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Chef/ Cook

Role: Chef/ Cook

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Annualised hours 37.5 hours per week this will vary between 30 hours Dec – Feb then up to a maximum of 45 per week during peak times. 

Contract: Permanent

Location: Crawley

Operational Area: Sussex & Surrey

Daytime Hours - straight shifts and Christmas day off!

We have a vacancy for a chef/ cook at the Walled Garden Cafe Bar in the beautiful location of Tilgate Park. The successful applicant will not be required to work evenings, you will work a 5 days on, 2 days off shift pattern, we really are offering this excellent opportunity with these hours in hospitality!

You will need:

  • Previous experience essential
  • Knowledge of back of house documentation H&S, COSHH and HACCP preferable
  • A good understanding of food handling
  • A desire to create new dishes
  • A passion for the role

We are a busy site and have increased sales year on year to date, hence our need to find the right individual with drive, ambition and the ability to cook great food. We offer a competitive salary, with a pension scheme and free parking on site!

If you think you have what it takes, then apply without delay and join our friendly team.

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skills

*Available after 6 months continuous service and successful completion of your probationary period.

Interview Date: Interview will arranged on receipt of application

To apply please email your CV to or send to Louise Bucknell, Groundwork South, Energy Youth Centre, 79 Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9DQ

Application Pack

Job Description and Person Specification

How to Apply

No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post.

If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application.We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability. sexuality, religion or age.