• Job Reference: IMG00169754
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Kent Union
  • Website: https://kentunion.co.uk/careers
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Salary: £19,100
  • Bonus/Benefits: 34 days’ annual leave
  • Sector: Catering & Hospitality
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Annual Salary circa £19.1k

35 hours per week

34 days’ annual leave

Thank you for your interest in the position of Woody’s Sous Chef at Kent Union. We are a vibrant, student-led organisation with a bright future ahead of us. We, alongside many organisations, have needed to make difficult decisions over the last year, but are building back stronger with a renewed focus and energy to amplify the voice of our members and ensure they have a fantastic student experience. Our driving force is our new strategy, which sets out our priorities over the next four years. Students are the reason Kent Union exists. 

We are there through their university journey. Our amazing staff and volunteers work towards improving their experience, whether it’s helping them with their studies, practicalities of life or to have fun.

Information about the post

We are seeking someone who will support the Head Chef to produce fresh and quality dishes that adapt to suit seasonal trends, and to plan menus that cater for the diverse student body. They will have responsibility for a team of student staff working within the kitchen. The successful candidate will support the Head chef to control and manage the food cost in line with the budget, source ingredients and control production and portions in line with agreed specifications. 

They will also be responsible for all areas of kitchen hygiene and will ensure that Woody’s catering provision is of a consistently exceptional standard under the direction of the Head Chef.

Kent Union is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity and we have recently introduced a BAME guaranteed interview scheme, full details of which can be found in the Recruitment Pack

For a full recruitment pack and details about how to apply, please click the apply button, where you will find an Application Form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form both of which will need to be completed and returned to the Kent Union Recruitment email noted on the website by the closing date.

Closing date: Sunday 24 July 2022 - midnight

Interview date: Tuesday 9 August 2022