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Community Cookery Leader (Maternity Cover)

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership
Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG

Posted: 8 Sep 2021

Deadline: 30 Sep 2021

Compensation: £25,141 FTE pro rata for 22.5 hrs per week = £15,085

Paid Part-time Fixed term / contract

Job description

Do you enjoy sharing cookery skills and recipes with others?

Are you skilled at leading groups for a wide range of people, including vulnerable adults and children? 

This is an opportunity to join our friendly team at the Community Kitchen – our cookery school on Queens Road in central Brighton. We are looking for an experienced cook and group leader who will deliver community cookery activities for a wide range of client groups, from adults with learning disabilities to local primary school children to people living on low incomes. The role works alongside our staff and volunteer team to deliver sessions, run a safe & enjoyable cookery school and support our social media & marketing.

This role is part-time, 22.5 hours per week.

Salary: £25,141 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) pro rata for 22.5 hrs per week = £15,085. Please note this is a maternity cover position, likely to run for 9-12 months, depending on the return date of the current postholder.

The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 30th September. Please download the Application Pack and email your Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Tuesday 5th October. If you have not heard from us by this time apologies but on this occasion, you will not have been shortlisted. 

Interviews will take place in person on Monday 11th October 2021.

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About Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

We’re a non-profit organisation helping people learn to cook, eat a healthy diet, grow their own food and waste less food. We aim to connect and inspire individuals, community groups and organisations. We believe food is more than just fuel, it brings people together and changes lives.