University of Reading

Employing unit: Park House
Start date: ASAP
Interview date: TBC
Post type: Part-time 4.00pm until 10.00pm Mon - Fri, Permanent
Hours: 30 hours per week
Grade: 2

If you’re bold, ambitious and want to stand out, then you could be a perfect fit to join our team. Do you have a genuine passion for food? Then this role at the University of Reading could be the chance you've been waiting for! We are looking for an enthusiastic Cook with experience in pub or bar operations, to be responsible for cooking in one of our popular bars on campus. Unlike many bars this is only a Monday to Friday operation, serving food till 9pm every night. So if you’re fed up of working weekends or split shifts, this job could give you the work-life balance you’re looking for.

As part of the team in of our fantastic purpose built modern kitchen, you need the following,

  • Be self-motivated
  • Knowledge and experience in the food industry
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Great communication skills
  • Knowledge and qualification in food hygiene

Informal contact details

Contact role: Executive Chef
Contact name: Darren Edwards
Contact phone: 0118 378 8242
Contact email:

To formally apply, please visit or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)

Please quote the relevant reference number. The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by the UK Border Agency and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Border Agency Website.

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