Chef_ Day time shifts_ Alternate weekends

  • £20.00 - £28.50 per hour + + Holiday pay and pension

  • Wandsworth, London

Are you an experienced Chef looking to escape the unsociable and demanding kitchen hours?

With no split shifts or late nights and every other weekend off- you can enjoy life outside of work.

We are working alongside our client in search for a Chef Manager based in Wandsworth.

With permanent opportunities for a skilled Chef who thrives in working with large teams.


- Prepare and cook high-quality meals for government personnel and staff members.

- Supervise and manage a team of kitchen staff, ensuring efficient and effective operations.

- Maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards in the kitchen area.

- Oversee inventory management and ensure adequate supplies are available.

- Adhere to health and safety regulations and promote a safe working environment.

- Collaborate with other departments and units to provide excellent service.


- Proven experience as a Chef, preferably in a high-volume setting.

- Strong man management skills to lead and motivate a team.

- Knowledge of food safety and hygiene practices.

- Excellent culinary skills and the ability to create diverse and appealing menus.

- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle pressure.

- Good communication and interpersonal skills.

- Willingness to undergo vetting procedures required for the position.

We offer competitive pay rates starting at £20 per hour, with Saturdays at £23.75ph and Sundays at £28.50ph, paid weekly, for this placement. Initially, you'll work as a temporary staff member through Twentysix Recruitment, but you'll follow the same shift pattern as permanent team members.

Enjoy a work week averaging 37 hours, with the benefit of every other weekend off. Shifts typically range from 7:30 am starts with earlier finishes on weekends.

If you are a dedicated and talented Chef with experience in managing teams and want to make a positive impact in a government-based unit, we would love to hear from you. Apply now with your updated CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and suitability for the role.

Note: This is a temporary placement for a minimum of 4 months, with the possibility of extension based on performance and organisational needs.

Due to the nature of the environment, those with criminal convictions will not be considered for this role.

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

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