Reference number: 43508

Title: Chef

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: Barnet, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Monday 30 September 2019

Salary: Circa £20,500 (Inc. London Allowance)

Interview date: To be confirmed

Job advert:

Sense are currently recruiting for a Chef to join our catering team at the cafe in our day centre TouchBase South East. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm!

As our Chef at TouchBase South East you will prepare, produce and serve food in our onsite café. You will ensure that all food preparation is handled in accordance with food hygiene standards and in line with special dietary requirements.  You will adhere to health and safety regulations to ensure the kitchen and dining surfaces are kept clean and tidy and kitchen equipment is maintained.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills to be able to work effectively as a team member. You must be willing to participate in any training relevant to the post, and have a positive attitude towards the people we support.

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

TouchBase South East is a purpose built centre which is the base for a huge variety of Social activities and education based sessions, it is located within the heart of the local community and is a short walk from our allotment plot and the local high street. We support adults over eighteen who have a range of complex needs, including sensory loss and learning disabilities.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 2720

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Additional documentation: Download the additional documentation

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)