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Sous Chef Trainer

  • Sutton (SM2), Sutton, SM2 5PJ
  • £26,000 per annum

Sous Chef Trainer – The Clink Restaurant – HMP HighDown Circa £26,000

A unique opportunity to transform lives and to inspire others has arisen within the award-winning Clink Restaurant.

The Clink Restaurant has developed an engaging and integrated training program which gives prisoners a chance to gain professional qualifications whilst in prison, and supports them on their release in finding employment in the catering & hospitality industry. Prisoners have the chance to gain City & Guilds NVQ qualifications in food preparation, food service and food safety, as well as gain experience whilst working in a fine dining restaurant which is open to the public.

The Clink Restaurant is proud to partner with HMPS and also works alongside some of the most renowned chefs in the world who have honored us by being our Chef Ambassadors: Albert Roux, Antonio Carluccio, Giorgio Locatelli, Cyrus Todiwalla and Lisa Allen… to name a few.

Our Sous Chefs are:

·Great trainers (who we invest in to achieve their TAQA assessing qualification)

·Inspirational leaders who can lead and manage a brigade of 15 in a pressured service

·Superb communicators who are able to engage and communicate at all levels

·Creative and innovative chefs who delight in quality ingredients and consistently deliver excellent food

·Passionate about sharing their love of food, skill and experience

·Skilled business managers who are able to manage budgets, stock and administration

·Talent spotters who can recruit, develop and assess prisoners to gain their NVQ qualifications

Your role as Sous Chef Trainer is to inspire and train prisoners who have 6 – 18 months left to serve of their sentence, and give practical skills to aid their rehabilitation, with the aim of reducing re offending rates. Prisoners have the chance to gain City & Guilds NVQ qualifications in food preparation, food service and food hygiene, as well as gain experience whilst working in a fine dining restaurant which is open to the public.

The Clink Restaurant Offers:

·Highly competitive salary

·33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

·Company pension scheme

·Free meals on duty and uniform provided

·Development and support to achieve your TAQA (assessing qualification)

·Childcare Vouchers

To Apply for these positions, you must pass the following requirements:

·Ministry of Justice Enhanced Vetting

·The right to work in the UK, and provide original documentation as part of the recruitment process.

This is a truly inspirational role where, as an innovative and creative Sous Chef, you have the opportunity to mentor and engage others to turn their lives around.

We look forward to hearing from you. We endeavor to answer all applications personally, however due to the levels of interest in working for The Clink Restaurant, if you have not heard from us within 21 days, you may consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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