Junior Sous Chef

University of Cambridge


St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint a Junior Sous Chef into its dynamic and friendly Catering and Conference Department.

This role provides an amazing opportunity to indulge someone’s passions for food trends. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, have a positive work attitude and have excellent food preparation skills.

The Junior Sous Chef will assist the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the provision of meals within the College and maintain standards of work and cleaning within the Kitchen. They will also be required to support and deputise for the Sous Chef, supervising the shift members, undertaking task training, and overseeing kitchen due diligence.

The successful candidate will be trained to NVQ2, City and Guilds 706/1 and 706/2, or equivalent and ideally have experience within a high class establishment.

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a defined contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

For further particulars and an application form, please click the links below, email [email protected] or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00 am on 16 June 2023.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we find a suitable candidate. Early applications are encouraged.

In applying for this role, you will provide personal data which the College will process in accordance with its data protection obligations and its Data Protection Policy. Please see attached for a copy of our Data Protection Statement for further information about how we process your personal data.



£31,222.31 – £33,870.40 p.a. (depending on experience) plus benefits

39.25 hours per week

01223 338794

[email protected]

Fri, 16/06/2023 – 09:00

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