Ship & Trades, Chatham

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We're always on the lookout for skilled individuals to join our team.

Our current vacancies are listed below:

 

Chef required - Full time and permanent

Dedicated and passionate chef required

Following our exciting £1million development scheme and grand reopening, the Ship & Trades located in Chatham’s stylish Marina is recruiting for a talented and enthusiastic chef to join our team.

Part of the Shepherd Neame Group of 54 managed pubs, restaurant and hotels in the South East; the Ship & Trades boasts a spectacular waterside location with extensive outside dining space, restaurant, bar and hotel accommodation.
 
We now have a full service restaurant and vibrant and fresh menu, so we need aspiring and dedicated chefs that love what they do and who want to make their mark and carve out their careers with us in the longer term.

Requirements:

  • Minimum one year’s experience working within a high volume kitchen.
  • The ability to work well within a large kitchen team.
  • Proven experience running a section or grill line and working with fresh and tailored produce.
  • The desire to learn and develop your career with us.
  • Passion, creativity and flair in the kitchen.
  • Good levels and understanding of health & safety regulations.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility in terms of the working hours required of you.

Benefits:

  • Salary is negotiable dependant on experience.
  • Potential for career development with Shepherd Neames Chef Development Programme in the longer term.
  • Great local public transport links.
  • Free onsite car parking.
  • Staff uniform is provided.
  • Paid holiday allowance.
  • Shepherd Neame company pension scheme.
  • Staff discount scheme in all Shepherd Neame pubs and hotels.
  • You will work as part of a friendly and supportive team in a fun and team spirited environment.
  • There is the potential for career development with Shepherd Neames Chef Development Programme in the longer term.

Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

In order to be considered, please apply online now with your CV or pop in and see us for an application form.

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Breakfast Chef required - Full time

Reliable and enthusiastic breakfast chef required

Following our exciting £1million development scheme and grand reopening, the Ship & Trades in Chatham Marina is looking for a Breakfast Chef to join our kitchen team.

This role will see you working morning shifts from 06.30 to 1400 on a full time and permanent basis with an immediate start available.

We offer great support, training, salaries and company benefits and there may also be chance for you to join our proven chef’s development programme which  can help you achieve your career potential in the longer term.

Requirements:

  • Minimum one year’s experience working within a high volume kitchen.
  • The ability to work well within a large kitchen team.
  • Proven working with fresh and tailored produce.
  • The desire to learn and develop your career with us.
  • Passion, creativity and flair in the kitchen.
  • Good levels and understanding of health & safety regulations.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexibility in terms of the working hours required of you.

Benefits:

  • Salary is negotiable dependant on experience.
  • Great local public transport links.
  • Free onsite car parking.
  • Staff uniform is provided.
  • Paid holiday allowance.
  • Shepherd Neame company pension scheme.
  • Staff discount scheme in all Shepherd Neame pubs and hotels.
  • You will work as part of a friendly and supportive team in a fun and team spirited environment.
  • There is the potential for career development with Shepherd Neames Chef Development Programme in the longer term.
  • Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only suitable applicants will be contacted.

 
In order to be considered, please apply online now with your CV or pop in and see us for an application form.

Apply for: Breakfast Chef required - Full time

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Kitchen assistant/porter required – Full time

Hard working and reliable porter required

Following our exciting £1million development scheme and grand reopening, the Ship & Trades located in Chatham’s stylish Marina is recruiting for a full time Kitchen assistant / porter to join our team on a permanent basis.

This post will see you working full time hours, shifts ranging between 10.00 -23.00, to include some weekends.
 
We offer great support, training and benefits and if you are a budding chef looking to progress your career there may also be the chance for you to join our proven chef’s development programme in the longer term.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • This role will see you responsible for maintaining a clean, hygienic and tidy kitchen area and ensuring that our customers are served quickly and efficiently.
  • You will manage and clean the pot wash and plate wash area, processing cutlery through the washers and you will ensure there is adequate clean stock and cutlery for service.
  • You will also assist the chefs with some basic food preparation where required.

 Requirements:

  • Experience is preferable although not essential as full training will be provided.
  • You will want to work as part of a kitchen team and learn new culinary skills.
  • The ability to adhere to food hygiene and health and safety regulations.
  • The ability to work under pressure in a fast paced and busy environment.
  • Candidates must be in good physical health as you will be on your feet for most of the shift.
  • The ability to work split shifts and weekends where required.
  • You will be a great team player, reliable and trustworthy.
  • You must be IT Literate in order to carry out our in-house online training.

Benefits:

  • The salary is in line with the new national living wage.
  • Full training will be provided for the right candidates.
  • Great local public transport links.
  • Flexible working hours - hours can be discussed at interview.
  • Staff uniform is provided.
  • Paid holiday allowance.
  • Shepherd Neame company pension scheme.
  • Staff discount scheme in all Shepherd Neame pubs and hotels.
  • You will work as part of a friendly and supportive team in a fun and team spirited environment.
  • There is the potential for career development with Shepherd Neame in the longer term.

 
Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only suitable applicants will be contacted.
 
In order to be considered please apply online now with your CV now or pop in and see us for an application form.

Apply for: Kitchen assistant/porter required – Full time

Files must be less than 256 MB.
Allowed file types: txt pdf docx doc.

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