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Sous Chef Trainer, The Clink Restaurant - HMP Brixton

The Clink Restaurant has developed an engaging and integrated training program which gives prisoners a chance to gain professional qualifications whilst in prison and supports them on their release in finding employment in the catering & hospitality industry. Prisoners have the chance to gain City & Guilds NVQ qualifications in food preparation, food service and food safety, as well as gain experience whilst working in a fine dining restaurant which is open to the public. 

A unique opportunity to transform lives and to inspire others has arisen within our award-winning Clink Restaurant in Brixton, London.  We are seeking an experienced Sous Chef Trainer to join our renowned team of Chefs.  

 

Since opening, we have won several prestigious awards, including receiving the Observer Food Monthly’s ‘Best Ethical Restaurant’ in 2018, and we are consistently in the top 15 Restaurants on Trip Advisor in London, out of over 20,000 others.

We produce an inspirational dining experience for all our guests, which delivers genuine change and proven results in the reduction of reoffending and the rehabilitation of offenders. 

 

We are looking for a Sous Chef who can maintain and build on this amazing success.

 

The Clink Restaurant is proud to partner with HMPS and also works alongside some of the most renowned chefs in the world who have honoured us by being our Chef Ambassadors: Albert Roux, Giorgio Locatelli, Cyrus Todiwalla and Lisa Allen…  to name a few.

 

Job Description

Your role as Sous Chef Trainer is to work closely with the Head Chef Trainer to inspire and train prisoners who have 6 – 18 months left to serve of their sentence, and give practical skills to aid their rehabilitation, with the aim of reducing re-offending rates.  Prisoners have the chance to gain City & Guilds NVQ qualifications in food preparation, food service and food hygiene, as well as gain experience whilst working in a fine dining restaurant which is open to the public.

 

You will have the resilience, integrity and professionalism to handle an ever-changing day, irrespective of the challenging situations you may face. Your natural patience, understanding and commitment to helping Prison Learners, who could be at the lowest point in their lives, will stand you in good stead and give you the gravitas required for this position.

 

Our Sous Chef Trainers are:

 

  • Resilient managers who are able to build constructive, positive and professional relationships

  • Great trainers (who we invest in to achieve their TAQA assessing qualification)

  • Inspirational leaders who oversee and manage the day to day dining in the restaurant

  • Superb communicators who are able to engage and communicate at all levels

  • Service ambassadors who consistently deliver the high levels of service expected in fine dining

  • Passionate about sharing their love of food, customer service and their skill & experience

  • Skilled business managers who are able to manage budgets, stock and administration

  • Experienced operators who can prioritise, manage and deliver on objectives within set timescales

  • Talent spotters who can recruit, develop and assess prisoners to gain their NVQ qualifications

 

You will already be a successful Sous Chef who has a wide variety of experience working in both high end and fine dining establishments. 

 

To Apply for these positions, you must pass the following requirements:

  • Ministry of Justice Enhanced Vetting
  • The right to work in the UK, and provide original documentation as part of the recruitment process.
Expiry Date
11/02/2019

Location
Brixton, South London

Type of contract
Permanent & full time

Covers
120

Salary
£26-28,000

Reference
C190401002

Contact
Lizann Barnwell
lizann@solution22.co.uk
https://theclinkcharity.org/the-clink-restaurants/brixton-london/
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