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Chef Tilgate Park

Role: Chef

Salary: £8 - £10 per hour depending on experience

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

Ref: SS04

Daytime Hours - Straight Shifts

Work life balance, three words that do not often come up in a chefs vocabulary, yet this is exactly what this position is offering! With 5 straight shifts per week, no evenings and Christmas day off, working in a beautiful country park.

You will need to show drive, ambition and an ability to cook great food consistently.

We are a busy site and are looking for talented Chef’s to continue our fast progression over the last 2 years.

The ideal candidate would need:

  • Previous experience as a Trained chef
  • Fresh food knowledge and enjoy creating new dishes
  • A good understanding of stock control and GP management
  • Good knowledge of all Back of House paperwork including due diligence, Health and Safety, COSHH & HACCP

 In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • Childcare Voucher schemes are available on a salary sacrifice basis
  • 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.

Think you have what it takes?! Then get in touch…

Interview Date: Interview will arranged on receipt of application

To apply please email a copy of 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.