Sous Chef

The College is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. 

The NFL Academy is a major UK initiative by the NFL, which aims to use American football to create life-changing opportunities for young people. The NFL Academy offers student athletes aged 16-19 the opportunity to combine their education with a life skills programme and an intensive training in the sport, under the guidance of full-time professional coaches and performance staff. 

Loughborough College, Loughborough University and the NFL have partnered together to deliver the NFL Academy, based in Loughborough from August 2022. 

We are seeking to appoint a sous chef to support the current senior chef in the menu development of healthy balanced and nutritious food for the athletes. The ideal candidate will have strong cooking and interpersonal skills is an ambitious Sous Chef who wants to help us create exceptional food experiences for the NFL programme on a full time basis. 

As a Sous Chef, you will be working alongside a truly passionate and charismatic Senior Chef to create an outstanding culinary experience. If you are an innovative and creative Sous Chef, passionate about using quality fresh ingredients, and looking for a role which can offer both work life balance and career development we want to hear from you. The role will require flexible working patterns, with some early evening/weekend work.

We are proud to have achieved the Investor in Diversity award. We actively encourage applications who are current under-represented and where we are using positive action under the Equality Act. We welcome everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey. The College is striving to attract, develop and retain the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised.

Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • One campus facility
  • Subsidised nursery fees
  • Up to 25 days annual leave per year
  • Additional annual leave available
  • Fantastic CPD and inclusive resources for development
  • Well-being hours
  • Opportunities of volunteering within local community and charities

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, agile working, staff forums, staff working groups for sustainability, staff steering groups for Investors in Diversity and support services to support with mental health and wellbeing for staff from different backgrounds.

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

The successful candidate will be employed by The Leicestershire College a subsidiary company of Loughborough College. The terms and conditions of employment offered by the Leicestershire College are different to those of Loughborough College. Please note that employees of the Leicestershire College are based at Loughborough College.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website. Please note right to work checks will be completed when the job is offered.

If you require any support to apply for this job, please email recruitment@loucoll.ac.uk

Provisional interview days: Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July 2022

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.