We are seeking a Cook to work primarily in our catering container, preparing lunch for our team members onsite.

There may be additional hours available for you to work at our snack bar, Hurricane Terrace, serving light lunches and drinks to our guests and homeowners.
Location Silverlake - Dorset
Reporting to Hurricane Terrace Manager
Salary £11.44 per hour + tronc
Hours This is a permanent, zero-hour position, with core hours of 9am to 3pm. There may be additional hours available to work in our Hurricane Terrace snack bar, which is open throughout the day, evenings and at weekends.

What can we offer you?

  • Family-friendly policies such as enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay.
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Generous annual leave allowance, plus an extra day off for your birthday and the ability to buy back up to 5 days leave per year
  • 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
  • Eye check and flu vaccines vouchers
  • Access to electric car scheme
  • Flexible working practices wherever possible

What you’ll be doing:

  • Preparing, cooking and serving lunch and snacks to our team members from our catering container
  • Preparing and serving lunch to our guests and homeowners at Hurricane Terrace
  • Assisting in stock ordering and liaising with suppliers
  • Ensuring all kitchen procedures relating to food hygiene, routine cleaning and health and safety are adhered to.
  • Providing excellent customer service and a demonstrable passion for hospitality

We’d love you to have:

  • Knowledge of kitchen health and safety regulations
  • Confidence to carry out duties as a lone worker with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of food preparation and presentation

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.