Cafe Chef / Cook



Job Type

Full Time


Charity / Voluntary, Environmental / Conservation, Hospitality / Catering, Social Care



Cafe Chef / Cook
£11.15 per hour
Hours: Minimum 35 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.
Location: 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
An opportunity has arisen for a creative, passionate, and enthusiastic chef to join our kitchen team at the Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre. You will be responsible for the delivery of freshly made to order dishes to provide a high quality café and takeaway service.

Duties will include:

  • Manage the Kitchen’s operations
  • Being responsible for day to day running of kitchen
  • Monitor and order stock as necessary through liaison with various local suppliers
  • To work with the team to ensure catering requirements for bookings and events are met.
  • Ensure high level of customer care is maintained at all times, including responding to customer feedback
  • Ensure that catering operations meet and exceed food hygiene and health and safety guidance and good practice at all times

About you
The role requires a positive and flexible approach with the ability to operate effectively in a fast paced customer environment. In addition, the role will require weekend working and some evening working.

Closing Date: September 30, 2023

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.

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