Location; OXFORD

Salary; £28,759 – £37,099 per annum

About the role;

Planet Recruitment are proud to be working with a fast-growing organisation based in the Oxford area who are looking for a Junior Sous Chef on a permanent basis.


  • Prepare, cook, and present food, as well as overseeing the work of others, to a consistently high standard.
  • Always ensure the required standard of food hygiene and health and safety.
  • To keep up to date with any hygiene / health and safety training required for the post.
  • Assist with the design, planning and preparation of menus for lunches and dinners.
  • Work with the Head Chef and the rest of the brigade to contribute towards creating a sustainable kitchen.
  • Work flexibly across all sections of the kitchen as required.
  • Supervise, train and delegate work to other members of the kitchen team.
  • Be responsible for the smooth running of the kitchen, and direct other kitchen staff, in the absence of the Head Chef and Sous Chef.
  • To have a flexible attitude towards work and to understand that the requirements of the post may vary and develop depending on changing circumstances.

Essential experience;

  • Qualified to a minimum level of NVQ Level 3, or equivalent (or qualification by kitchen experience)
  • Significant experience of working in the catering industry and of working across all sections of the kitchen producing high quality food in a fine dining environment
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Communicate professionally with both staff and customers.
  • Experience of supervising others, including delegating work, instructing, and training
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure.
  • Reliable, enthusiastic, and self-motivated with a smart professional appearance
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to accept instruction from supervisors.
  • Organised with excellent time management skills.
  • A basic level of computer literacy
  • A solid understanding of health and safety and food safety.
  • Reliability, honesty, and integrity
  • Physically fit enough to spend long periods of time on your feet, occasionally lifting and carrying
  • Flexibility to work the hours demanded by the position.

Commutable locations;

Oxford, Kidlington, Botley, Didcot, Abingdon, Woodstock, Banbury, Cowley, Bicester

Key words;

Catering, Sous Chef, Chef De Partie, Catering Assistant, Chef, Commis Chef


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Job Information

Job Reference: OT180_1714550444
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Salary From: £28000
Salary To: £38000
Job Industries: Catering & Hospitality
Job Locations: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
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