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Commis Chef

Job title Commis Chef

Department Hospitality

Salary £18,852 per annum

Grade Grade 2

Placed on Monday 09 May 2022

Closing date Monday 23 May 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JS9397

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This role is eligible for the ahs New Starter bonus. Apply today and if you are appointed, receive an additional £500 one month after starting and £500 on successfully passing your probation period (six months). *subject to Terms & Conditions

We have a vacancy for a Commis Chef to support a team of chefs with the production of high quality food, ensuring cleanliness and health and safety standards are met. Demonstrating a passion for cooking high quality food, you will have previous experience of working as a junior chef. An NVQ in Food Preparation would be a distinct advantage. You should be comfortable with working in high pressure environments and have a positive attitude, demonstrating an ability to form effective working relationships with other team members.

The role includes early morning, evening and weekend working on a 5 out of 7 days per week contract (36.5 hours per week).

Training and uniforms are provided. There are opportunities for development and to seek promotion.

The University Hospitality Department provides catering to students, staff and external customers throughout the academic year and during the summer months. There are numerous outlets run by the Hospitality Department offering a range of food and drink options.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work.

We recognise the commitment, achievements and talents of our workforce through our offering of initiatives and benefits, including (but not limited to):

  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • 36 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays) (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • A flexible working environment
  • A commitment to personal and professional development
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Employee discount scheme

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

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Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.