Sous Chef

Selly Oak
£16,401 - £17,635 per annum
10 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Sous Chef to join our highly motivated and welcoming team. You will be based in our new Hive Café at TouchBase Pears in Birmingham.

You will ensure that the kitchen areas are clean and tidy and meet the required standard including Food Hygiene and Health and Safety regulations. You will prepare food and meals utilising food products, daily specials and menus effectively and economically. In addition, you will be required to collect and check delivers of stock and ensure that are stored correctly.

The café serves people Sense supports, the local community and also staff based at the location.

About you

As our new Sous Chef, you will be part of a friendly team and there are always other people to turn to. We will support you to succeed in your role and our excellent training develops transferrable skills and qualifications. In addition, you will have the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

It is essential that you have some experience working in a food preparation capacity. You will also need to hold Level 2- 4 Certificates in Safety in Food Hygiene.

About Sense and TouchBase Pears

Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

TouchBase Pears is situated in the heart of Birmingham, in the Selly Oak area. It will be a place for everyone and will include a day centre, café, charity shop, community spaces and an art gallery to name a few. Working at TouchBase Pears will give you a unique opportunity to work alongside, and serve, a truly diverse group of people; it really is a fantastic place for people to do remarkable things. You can find out more about TouchBase Pears here.

For more information, and an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mike Westwood on

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.

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