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Coal House Cafe - Chef

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Closing date: Monday 20th November 2017

London Wildlife Trust is a growing charity with a diverse range of projects and funding sources, and we are currently recruiting for a Chef at the Coal House Cafe, set within Woodberry Wetlands.

Based at: The Coal House Café, Woodberry Wetlands.

Full-time, permanent contract (shift pattern working)


The successful candidate will have strong experience as a chef and knowledge of Food Safety and Hygiene, with a passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. If you have an in-depth understanding of food and drink and a passion for hospitality, and would like a work environment with a breath-taking view, then this is the perfect role for you.

The post holder will work as part of a new team and will be responsible for implementing the food philosophy of the Coal House Café, controlling the kitchen, food preparation of the Coal House as a high quality and ‘on trend’ daytime Café and will be actively responsible for ensuring that all customers have an experience at The Coal House Café that exceeds their expectations.

The successful candidate will possess strong organisational and time management skills, a ‘can-do’ attitude, excellent customer service and both written and verbal communication skills playing a vital role in contributing to the long term financial sustainability of Woodberry Wetlands as a go-to natural heritage visitor destination for London.

This is an exciting time to join London Wildlife Trust as we embark on the development of new major projects including the launch of a new visitor and learning centre at Camley Street Natural Park in King’s Cross, the second year of operation at our brand new Woodberry Wetlands nature reserve in Hackney, and the opening of Walthamstow Wetlands, one of the largest urban nature reserves in Europe.

London Wildlife Trust manages over 40 nature reserves across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management. The Trust engages London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes and education and outreach work.To understand more about our plans ahead, read our strategic plan: For a Wilder City 2015 – 2020 here.

To apply, please send a completed Candidate Details Form and Application Form to

Closing date: Monday 20th November, 10:00am

An enhanced DBS Check is required for this role.

London Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.


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