Chef Supervisor _ No Evening Shifts

  • £18.00 - £24.00 per hour

  • County Durham

Are you a passionate chef with a talent for leadership? Do you thrive in a fast-paced culinary environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Position: Chef Supervisor

Location: Durham City Centre

About Us: Our client is looking for a dynamic chef to join their team for a minimum of 4 months, with a view to extending. Based in a secure environment, you will be a part of a supervisory chef team of up to 6 , managing up to 30 kitchen staff.


  • Plan, prepare, and cook meals for a government organization
  • Supervise and lead kitchen staff, ensuring efficient teamwork
  • Create menus adhering to dietary requirements and health standards
  • Maintain impeccable kitchen cleanliness and hygiene
  • Monitor inventory and ensure timely ingredient and supply orders
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and enhance recipes
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations


  • Proven chef experience, preferably in a large-scale catering setting
  • Strong leadership and team motivation skills
  • Proficiency in various cooking techniques and cuisines
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities
  • Capability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Vetting clearance required
  • Valid food hygiene and safety certifications

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay: £18 per hour, rising to £22 per hour on Saturdays and £24 on Sundays
  • Weekly pay schedule
  • 37-hour work week with alternate weekends off for work-life balance
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment

If you are ready for a challenging and fulfilling career as a Government Chef, we encourage you to submit your application promptly. This position needs to be filled urgently, so seize this opportunity now!

Please note, that this role is a temporary position of 4 months, which could be extended or materialise into a permanent position, if successful at interview stage.

26 Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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