Chef - Victoria Head Office

Job Type Customer Service
Location London - Victoria
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 04/12/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £21,000.00 - £27,000.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35

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We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

Description

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

If you have an NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation and Cooking or a City & Guilds 706 1 & 2 and have a passion for delivering high quality meals this role could be for you!

What’s the role about?

An exciting opportunity is now available to join us as a Chef, working Monday - Friday within our team at our John Lewis & Partners head office in London, Victoria. 

As Chef, you’ll head up our enthusiastic catering team and provide nutritious, delicious meals for our Partners to enjoy whilst maintaining the highest possible kitchen standards. 

The salary for this role will be £20,600 - £27,000 dependent on your level of experience

Why do our Chef’s love working for us? 

Our chefs love working for us because they feel part of a diverse and happy team and able to freely show creativity and passion for food. This opportunity also has great working hours, Monday-Friday,  giving you a fantastic work-life balance. We also offer a range of incredible benefits to our Partners including Partnership Discount, ticket subsidies and much more. For more information on our full range of benefits, click here. 

More on what you'll be doing?

  • Producing food to the highest standards and quality.

  • Assisting the daily food preparation process, ensuring the highest standards are maintained. 

  • Take an active part in menu preparation and sharing in the collective development of the food.

  • Responsible for ensuring all relevant kitchen sections meet all regulations including the highest standards of food safety and hygiene.

  • Ensure the administration of Food preparation is accurately recorded to management information and food safety requirements.

 Essential experience/qualifications

  • Good Basic Education - GCSEs - A Levels or Vocational equivalents

  • Recognised Food Production Certificate. City & Guilds 706 1 & 2 or equivalent

  • Operational experience in staff dining rooms, canteens or hospitality at a supervisory level.

Desirable experience/qualifications

  • Working towards Advanced Food Hygiene Certificate - Level 3

  • Basic computer skills

Creating a culture of inclusion and diversity

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here.

The Partnership also supports flexible working, such as when, where and how you work. Working flexibly may mean different things to help with your own work-life balance. For example, it might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts. Our Head offices also support a blended working approach between time at home and in the office. You'll have the opportunity to discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview and, where it is operationally practicable, they'll do all they can to accommodate your needs.

Pay Range:

£20,600.00 up to £27,000.00 Annual

Scheduled Weekly hours:

35

Worker Type:

Permanent Partner

Job Level:

Partnership Level 9

Hours of Work:

7.30am - 4pm

For more information about this role visit JLP Careers

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We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/

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