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Assistant Chef

Basingstoke College of Technology
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Contract Type
Full Time
£22,000 per annum
Start Date
As soon as possible
6th October 2022 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1255818

Hospitality Department

Assistant Chef

£22,000 per annum

1.0 FTE (37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

08:00 – 15:30 Monday

08:00 – 16:00 Tuesday & Wednesday

08:00 – 20:00 Thursday

08:30 – 12:30 Friday

We wish to appoint an experienced Assistant Chef to work within our catering team across both sites of the college campus on Worting Road.

Main duties include ordering, preparing and cooking food for staff, nursery and students. The post holder will deputise for the Chef Manager as required and supervising a small team of catering assistants.

You will have excellent chef skills with a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in a commercial catering establishment with previous experience of working with the general public. Good verbal communication skills are essential, along with due diligence in following appropriate cash handling procedures and food standards for allergies.

The successful applicant will need to hold a Level 3 Food Hygiene certificate (within 4 weeks of starting) or equivalent. Previous supervisory experience would be an advantage.

We will start to review applications 7 days after the vacancy is advertised. Interviews will be arranged as and when after this date, so please do not delay in applying.

To apply for this role please send an up-to-date CV along with a covering statement to HR, or apply online by clicking Fast Apply. 

Additional information

- Pension scheme: Peoples Pension.

- Generous annual leave entitlement, bank holidays (plus Christmas closure.) Retail Benefits scheme, free onsite parking, refectory/coffee shop, Gym and staff wellbeing day.

- DBS check is payable by candidate.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Basingstoke College of Technology, located in North Hampshire, is a leading and well-respected further education provider. The college prides itself on its excellent links with business and the success of its learners in securing positive destinations.

Basingstoke is an expanding town with a thriving economy and excellent transport links. The college was rated ‘good with outstanding features’ in May 2016 by Ofsted and is committed to becoming an ‘outstanding’ provider. Our financial health has consistently been rated ‘outstanding’ over the last 10 years by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

BCoT is a significant provider of apprenticeships and we have set ambitious growth targets.

BCoT is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Previous applicants need not apply. 


Safeguarding Statement:

BCoT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by the candidate) as well as providing proof of the right to work in the UK.

Basingstoke College of Technology

Basingstoke College of Technology