Community Cook: Live In or Live Out

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Doncaster

Website Gomde UK

Buddhist Centre

Gomde UK, is a centre for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism and for the development of environmental Buddhism. You don’t need to be a practicing Buddhist to join our thriving community, but you must be committed to making the community a success based on our Buddhist values centred on Calmness, Kindness, and Clarity.

We are seeking a passionate and skilled cook with particular skills in vegetarian cooking. Our live-in cook will be responsible for preparing lunch and dinner five days a week for up to 25 people. You will also support the session cooks during large events and work with day volunteers who help in the kitchen.

Key tasks include creating meal plans, working within a budget, responding to differing dietary needs, ordering and managing stock effectively to minimise waste and working with the garden team to utilise all fresh produce. You will keep all keep relevant paperwork (including cleaning reports, fridge temperatures etc) and keep kitchen and equipment up to Health & Safety and food hygiene standards.

The successful candidate will have experience of cooking for larger numbers of people, managing a kitchen effectively and working harmoniously as part of a team.

You must have Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2, and an understanding of COSHH and HACCP systems.

Salary £8.14 per hour
Please note: the live in statutory offset for accommodation of £7.00 per day will be deducted from this salary if you are Live -In.

Location  Lindholme Hall, South Yorkshire

Hours  Flexible hours between 20- 35 hours per week depending on season. Core season

April- November. Working hours planned in advance

Contract Temporary Contract for 12 months (with possible extension).
5.6 weeks holiday per annum

To apply, please contact to receive our Job description, Person Specification and Application Form.

Completed applications should be returned to by 5pm on Sunday 22 July 2018.

Interviews will be held on Sunday 29 July 2018.

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