Christ’s College is looking to appoint a Commis Chef to join the busy Kitchen team on a full time, permanent basis.

The kitchen operation provides a comprehensive catering service including formal dinners and functions, catering for conferences and events and providing year-round meals for Fellows, students and staff.  The College has a modern, well-equipped kitchen and requires a self-motivated, enthusiastic chef who is willing to learn and who works well as part of a team.  

The benefits on offer are many and include 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) pro rata, pension scheme, free meals on duty, a cycle to work scheme, and the opportunity to work in a beautiful environment. Facilities on-site include a College gym and a multi-faith prayer room.

If you are up for a new challenge and you think you can add benefit to the role, further details and an application form are available to download below. 

Location: St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3BU

Salary: £21,197 - £22,662 per annum (plus annual gratuity bonus and annual discretionary staff bonus)

Closing date: Noon on Monday 5th December 

Vacancy type: Permanent, Full Time, 37.5 hours per week (shift pattern includes one weekend working in two)  

How to apply

Completed forms must arrive by the closing date.

Applications may be sent by e-mail to  or by post addressed to Thorunn Byrne, HR Manager, Christ’s College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3BU.


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