Chef required for Restaurant relaunch

Cambridge, UK ● Girton, Cambridge, UK Req #246
09 April 2024

Role: Chef

Location: Girton, Cambridge

Contract: 32 hours per week (including every other weekend)

Hourly Rate: £14.73

We have an rare opportunity available as part of our Whispers Restaurant relaunch.

This is a exciting opportunity for a creative kitchen professional, who wants to make their mark in a collaborative environment, where they will have the support and encouragement of our new management team. You will be spearheading our new kitchen team to deliver high quality food, while maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment that ensure a dining experience our customers will come back for again and again.

Situated on the grounds of Abbeyfield's Girton Green service, our Whispers Restaurant offerings include tea/coffee and homemade bakes, light bites, a seasonal lunch menu, a weekly fish & chips service and a traditional roast dinner on a Sunday, all of which is open to both our Abbeyfield residents and the local community.

About You

  • You’ll be efficient and diligent in your work, and happy to work and communicate effectively as a team across all sections within the kitchen environment.
  • You will have previous experience in creating innovative dishes, with a focus on bringing people together.
  • You will be responsible for the implementation and adherence to Kitchen and menu SOP’s. Maintaining all Health and Safety standards - COSH, EOH and HACCP legislation.
  • You will be able to lead and support the kitchen staff team, you'll also train and develop the to get the best out of each individual.

At Abbeyfield we are committed to make life a little easier for our valued workforce by supporting

Your Wellbeing

  • A great work/life balance. No evenings with set days off
  • Menopause Friendly accredited workplace
  • Inclusive working environment 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement for long service
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses to be claimed back (including dental, opticians, prescriptions, a range of therapies and much more.) 
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to virtual GP
  • Discounted gym membership
  • 24hr Employee Assistance program
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Financial Wellbeing

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Pay progression within role
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a colleague' scheme
  • Portal access to unlock a whole host of discounts and cashback offers
  • Child care vouchers
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light card, with huge savings
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Work place pension

Career Development

  • Peer and leadership support
  • Paid apprenticeship opportunities
  • Career pathways for each role; unlock your skills, knowledge and potential
  • Online Development Academy

If you are looking for a fresh challenge and be part of creating a vibrant and welcoming dining experience in the charming village of Girton, we want to hear from you!


Other details

  • Job Family Catering
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £14.73
  • Max Hiring Rate £14.73
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  • Cambridge, UK
  • Girton, Cambridge, UK