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Job Reference : SRF20463 - R
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 09/02/2018
Live Date : 03/01/2018
Salary : £15,721 to £16,341 per annum, pro rata
Employment Type : AOS-Manual
School / Function : Estates & Facilities
Department : Catering Hotel & Conference Services
Hours Per week : 36 hours per week/0.84 FTE (44 weeks per year)
Contract Duration : Permanent

If you’re bold, ambitious and want to stand out, then you could be a perfect fit to join our team. Do you have a genuine passion for food? Then this role at the University of Reading could be the chance you've been waiting for! We are looking for an experienced Cook, to join us at our state of the art Central kitchen on campus. Unlike many catering operations this is a Monday to Friday operation, preparing and cooking food every day. So if you’re fed up of working weekends, this job could give you the work-life balance you’re looking for. 

You will:

  • Be self-motivated
  • Have knowledge and experience in the food industry
  • Be passionate and energetic
  • Have great communication skills
  • Have knowledge and qualification in food hygiene

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head Chef

Contact role:

Executive Chef

Contact name:

Charlie Warren

Contact name:

Darren Edwards

Contact phone:

0118 378 5662

Contact phone:

0118 378 8242

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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