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Senior Chef Full Time

at Highbury College Portsmouth in Portsmouth (Published at 19-07-2021)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Chef

Job Title: Senior Chef

Hours: 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Salary: £26,878.00 (FTE £30,891.00)

Contract: Permanent

Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference in an Amazing College?

Does your current role lack a challenge?

Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years of teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?


We are looking for an experienced and qualified senior Chef to work alongside the Catering manager for the international-inspired food production. You will be the second in command in the facilities and will create inspired food from around the world. You must have a passion and strong knowledge of world cuisine. The Senior Chef is responsible to the Catering Manager for providing high-quality administrative support

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help to direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
  • Help to construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings.
  • Approve and maintain high standards of cuisine in reach of the customer
  • To help the planning of events and functions with inspired food whilst keeping in line with locally sourced ingredients.

The role requires an individual who has well developed organisational, communication and team working skills. They must also be able to meet targets and deadlines. The role is for 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year based at our Cosham Campus.

What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • A Local Government Pension
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • Student Discount (NUS, Unidays, Student Beans)

Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle into the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme

So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion? Then come and join an ?Amazing College with Amazing Staff? and drive your career forward ?The Highbury Way?.

Don?t miss out on this great opportunity - The deadline for this vacancy is 18th August 2021.

Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please download the Highbury College Application form. CV?s will not be accepted!

Please note: If you require any assistance with the completion of your application please contact the Human Resources department.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only applicants being actively considered for this job opening will be contacted for further discussions. We encourage you to visit our website https://www.highbury.ac.uk/about/jobs/ regularly for new job openings.

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Application deadline: 18/08/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £26,878.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work remotely:

  • No

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