Chef in National Trust 2022 at Reading,England,UnitedKingdom

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About the job


The Salary: £23,088 – £25,000 per annum dependant on experience.

The Hours: 37.5 hours per week, with a typical shift of 9am – 5.30pm in the summer and 9am – 4.30pm in the winter. Weekend and bank holiday working is essential, but you’ll receive at least one weekend off a month. You won’t be required to work nights or split shifts and will be off on Christmas eve and Christmas day.

Duration: This is a permanent role which offers realistic salary progression based on annual reviews.

What it’s like to work here

You will be joining a well-established, energetic and sociable team in a busy tea room/café environment here at Basildon Park!

To find out more about what it’s like to work within “Food & Beverage” at the National Trust, click here to watch our video.

What you’ll be doing

With your passion for food and your appetite to provide an exceptional service to your customers, you’ll work with the National Trust Cookbook framework to prepare delicious food. Using your creative skills, you’ll use local produce to develop dishes to inspire visitors with our spirit of place.

Interviews: This is an immediate start, interviews will be held by appointment on receiving applications.

You will receive a bespoke induction on appointment – and further professional training & development opportunities are available.

Please also read the full role profile, attached to this advert.

Who we’re looking for

  • Passionate about food, creative and proactive
  • A great team player, who thrives in a fast paced, catering environment
  • Qualified in food preparation and cooking to City & Guilds or NVQ L2 or equivalent

The package

The National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Free parking at most locations
  • Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary

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