The Reader – Chef

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Contract: Fixed Term.
Term: Full-Time.
Salary: £10 per hour.
Hours per week: Up to 35 hours on a rota basis (Monday – Sunday) / 1 FTE.
Reporting to: Kitchen Manager.
Location: Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JB.

The Reader is a national charity that wants to bring about a Reading Revolution so that everyone can experience and enjoy great literature, which they believe is a tool for helping humans survive and live well. By reading with school groups, families, adults, looked after children, older people in care homes, adults with physical and/or mental health conditions, people coping with or recovering from addiction and individuals in the criminal justice system, their work is helping to improve wellbeing, reduce isolation and build stronger communities.

Job Description

The Chef will be flexible and hands-on in all areas providing a range of profitable catering offers that work in harmony with the Reader’s ethos and vision, generating revenue and supporting their wider activity.

Their ideal candidate would have experience within a commercial kitchen/cafe environment with a keen interest and passion for food. You will be self-disciplined and able to produce food to a high standard with attention to detail. Experience in baking would be an advantage.

It is expected that you will have responsibility for the overall daily operation of the café’s kitchen and catering processes being mindful of industry cost margins. You will need the practical skills to execute an interesting but simple menu and be capable of working alongside the Catering manager contributing to the development of innovative seasonal menus.

Current and relevant health and safety/food hygiene certificates are essential. You will work closely with the Social Enterprise team.

To read the full job description and to apply, please click here.

Deadline: No formal closing date. Please note that this vacancy was first published in September 2022 and may have expired since then.

Contact Details: laurakershaw@thereader.org.uk.

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