Part Time Chef

Salary: 15,000 – 18,000 pro rata
Flexible Hours  – 3 day per week

The Organisation

The Bay Trust is an environmental education charity based on the East Kent Coast. We deliver residential outdoor learning for school groups, run a thriving tea room and cater for corporate hospitality and weddings. Find out more about what we do on this website.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a part time chef to support our existing catering team, you must be passionate about cooking with local, seasonal produce and work well as part of a busy team. The work is exciting and varied. The role is based at both our sites at St Margaret’s Bay and Ringwould between Dover and Deal. The applicant will be working in varied catering areas in our outdoor learning centre, tea room and eco-venue. They are also required to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and bank holidays which can be the busiest times.

Person specifications

  • Successful applicants will have the following
  • NVQ Level 2 or above
  • Knowledge of HACCP and COSHH
  • At least 2 years relevant experience (including bulk catering experience)
  • Must have a food hygiene certificate
  • Must have an understanding of allergens
  • Knowledge of ‘Safer Food Better Business’
  • Clean driving licence and personal transport

Other personal attributes

Clear communication with both staff and customers
including children and adults with learning difficulties.
Well presented, clean and appropriately dressed

Equal Opportunities Employer

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all job applicants and aim to select people for employment on the basis of their skills, abilities, experience, knowledge and, where appropriate, qualifications and training.


Our organisation caters for children and vulnerable adults. Prior to a formal appointment the applicant will need to undergo an Extended DBS check as. The job offer is conditional on the applicant meeting the requirement for a satisfactory Extended DBS check. The Bay Trust is  committed to using, storing and handling personal data about job applicants in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Your Application

To apply please forward your CV with a covering statement providing details of relevant skills and experience using the form below. Any questions and for more information about the roll please call Carol Hopkins on 01304 851 737 ext 2016

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