ECS10-23 – Sous Chef

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Staffordshire University

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Estates & Commercial Services

Stoke Campus


£22,149 to £24,948
Per Annum – Full Time Permanent

Release Date:  

Tuesday 07 March 2023

Closing Date:  

Monday 20 March 2023

Interview Date:  

Wednesday 05 April 2023



About the role 

Join our vibrant and busy team as a Sous Chef, working from our industry leading campus and enjoying an excellent work-life balance. 

We’re excited to be offering an excellent opportunity to work in a modern facility at Staffordshire University, Stoke Campus, supervising the production of fresh, vibrant, on-trend food for staff and students in our Catalyst Building (new for 2023). 

At Staffordshire University we provide a fresh and vibrant Bistro menu serving a breakfast and lunch offer as well as a deli bar the provides freshly made salads , sandwiches and pastries. The catering team are responsible for providing the food and service delivery of corporate dinners as well as nursery meals for up to 100 children. 

The successful candidate will enjoy working mostly daytime shifts between Monday and Friday with occasional paid overtime available, including evening and weekends.

We require a chef with high standards and flair to give our customers exceptional food at competitive prices to keep their bodies and brains fuelled for the day. Using the latest equipment in a purpose-built kitchen the ideal candidate will be from a fresh food background with experience in function work as well as having a passion for flavours from around the world. 

This role will suit a chef with an eye for detail, impeccable hygiene standards and in depth knowledge of HACCP and allergen management who wants to enjoy the buzz of a busy kitchen with the benefit of time with their family.

Contact For Informal Discussion

Philip Olivant Executive Chef :- [email protected]  

Who is Staffordshire University? 

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years’ experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

 •    Competitive incremental rates of Pay
•    32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
•    Excellent Pension Scheme
•    Access to continued professional and personal development
•    An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
•    Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
•    Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
•    Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

Further details:

Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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