Chef de Partie

We are seeking a Chef de Partie to join our Ballihoo kitchen team at Lower Mill Estate. You will be responsible for preparing, cooking and presenting dishes, adopting a creative and innovative approach to enhance our menu and overall dining experience for our guests and homeowners.
Location Lower Mill Estate - Cirencester
Reporting to Head Chef
Salary £12.50 per hour plus tronc
Hours This is a permanent zero-hour role with the ability to work between 30 - 48 hours per week during high seasons (school holidays), and between 15 and 30 hours per week in low seasons.

What can we offer you?

  • Generous annual leave allowance, plus an extra day off for your birthday
  • NHS Top Up Scheme (for example money off dentists, prescriptions, hospital parking)
  • Discounted shopping and benefits platform including a cycle-to-work scheme
  • Access to the lake and free equipment hire for the family
  • Free access to gym and swimming pools *when available
  • Discounted spa sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mental health and wellbeing programme
  • Reward and recognition schemes

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working alongside the Head Chef to create innovative dishes
  • Managing food safety and hygiene standards
  • Running a kitchen section independently and competently
  • Ensuring consistently high standards are met

We’d love you to have:

  • Strong understanding of food preparation and food safety principles
  • Ability to demonstrate basic cooking skills
  • Experience of working in a professional kitchen
  • A desire to work as part of a close-knit team, providing support and flexibility

Habitat First Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of background, to bring their unique perspectives and ideas to our team. If you’re interested but not sure if you have the right skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

We are happy to talk through any reasonable adjustments you may require during the recruitment process and beyond.

If you would like to apply for the role without a CV, please contact us on 01285 863 289 and we will be happy to discuss alternative options.

You must have the right to work in the UK and will be required to provide evidence of this.

A DBS is required for all roles.

A driving licence and access to a car is recommended before applying, as our Estates are not walkable from public transport links.

Habitat First Group is committed to being a Disability Confident employer.