Demi Chef de Partie

Salary Grade: Grade 2, SCP 5-9, (plus market supplement) £21,761 to £23,662, per annum
Closing date: Open until post filled
Interview date: To be confirmed

Fed up of working Christmas and New Year, late finishes and split shifts? Why not join the Royal Northern College of Music’s Conference and Catering Department.

Located on Oxford Road, in between Manchester’s two universities, the RNCM is a world-leading conservatoire and one of the city’s busiest live music venues.

The Conference and Catering Department at the RNCM operates a busy Bar and Café and presents over 400 concerts each year and hosts a large number of events, ranging from small drinks receptions to conferences for up to 650 people.

We are seeking a Demi Chef De Partie to join our kitchen team. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a kitchen working with fresh ingredients and be an enthusiastic team player.

Work Life Balance

Full-time (35 hours per week), annualised permanent contract

Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm (Week One)

Monday to Saturday 11am – 7.30pm (Week Two – with one day off in the week)

Occasional Sundays / two weeks off at Christmas / off every bank holiday / month of August off.

Training opportunities for personal and professional development are available, including day release at College.

For full details regarding this role please view the job description and person specification, which can be found in the downloads section.

You can apply for this role via the Application Form at the bottom of this page. You will be required to submit a copy of your CV (maximum 4 pages) and a Cover Letter detailing how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification.

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Once you have submitted your application you will receive an automated email from ‘RNCM Website’ confirming your Application Form submission for this role.

Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be submitted to the panel.

If you have any queries please contact our Human Resources department via email at [email protected]

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  Some applicants may require sponsorship from the College and a visa from UKVI to take up the role if successful. More information on this can be found here:

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