Second Chef

Bath Spa University
Newton Park, Bath
£25,000 per annum(including market supplement)
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an aspiring second chef to join the Hospitality Team.

Here at Bath Spa we have several coffee shops and restaurants based over 3 different campuses. The role is to support the Head chef with the running of the University Kitchens and counter service, assisting with menu planning and achieving food cost targets. The position will be primarily based at the Newton Park campus. 

We  provide catering  for all University staff and students  and have a thriving conference and events  business where we provide catering for summer schools, weddings ,conferences and fine dining for VIP dinners. 

The role offers variety through the academic year.

About you (requirements)

We are looking for an enthusiastic chef with experience in high volume catering establishments. We would like someone who has a passion for food and the hospitality industry. 

This is a real opportunity  to demonstrate excellent culinary skills and  creative flair. 

Awareness of food trends & industry best practice is essential

We need a calm, confident individual who has a flexible approach to work. Excellent service delivery and customer service skills are essential.

About us

Bath Spa University is focused on creative enterprise and guided by our four values of respect, inclusivity, collaboration and sustainability. We teach around 8,000 students on a set of campuses around Bath, with most being located at Newton Park, including a listed Georgian house and grounds, or Locksbrook Road, our new city-centre art and design campus.  Our research centres focus on creative industries and humanities.

Our purpose is to challenge our students and staff to realise their talent and thrive, for their own benefit and for the wider good. By doing this we will think and make the world better.

Interview date: 27 October 2021

How to apply

Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff:

  • 41 days leave (consisting of 30 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 3 Christmas closure days)
  • Entitlement to sign up to NUS discount card
  • On site Students Union gym, including staff discount
  • Student rates on First Bus passes
  • Wellbeing initiatives - including access to discounted on-site massage sessions, free eye tests and flu vaccinations, weekly pilates and yoga classes, cycle to work scheme, lakeside walks in beautiful grounds
  • On site cafes, and food outlets
  • On site nursery
  • Valuable Pension scheme
  • Flexible working practices
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Family-friendly policies

Please note this role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route.

If you are a Bath Spa Graduate, you can still access Bath Spa Careers resources. Services include support with job applications and interview techniques. For further information email or phone 01225 875525.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community




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