Second Chef

7 days left

Farnham, Surrey
02 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

UCA is The Times / Sunday Times ‘Modern University of the Year 2019’ and the No.1 Specialist Creative University, ranking in the Top 35 of all UK Universities in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

As the UK’s No.1 specialist creative university for employment of graduates* and the second largest provider of creative education in Europe, the University has been producing exceptional graduates for the global creative sector for over 150 years. 96.9% of UCA’s graduates were either in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation in the most recent DLHE* survey released in 2018. We have more than 7,500 students studying on 120 creative arts, business and technology courses at campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester, Hampton Court and Maidstone as well as by distance learning. Our exceptional team of world-class teaching and research academics are equipping the next generation of creators, innovators and leaders with the skills they need to thrive in the creative industries.

* Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) July 2018

Second Chef                                                                                         


Full-Time Post: 36.25 hours per week

Salary: £17,408 - £18,688 per annum                             

Ref: 19-AAAA1294F-0169-5

We are looking for an experienced Chef to join our friendly Catering Team and work alongside our Head Chef in Farnham. The Café is vibrant & busy throughout the academic year. Your job is to undertake general catering duties and to contribute to the University’s catering service to students and staff.

Your duties will include all aspects of Kitchen, Buffet and some office work associated with working in a busy Catering Department and will include, serving customers at the hot food counter and lay-up and delivering of hospitality for internal functions and events.

You will have excellent customer service skills and knowledge of cashiering, together with a good understanding of current hygiene legislation. You will have attained the minimum of City and Guilds 706/1 & 706/2 or equivalent and CIEH Level 2 Food Hygiene to demonstrate your knowledge and experience of health and safety with regards to food preparation and hygiene within the workplace.

Click apply below for further information and to download an application pack. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd October 2019.

Interviews will be held on 1st November 2019.

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.