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Chef (Outdoor)

Pay: £80 - £110 + Holiday Pay (Average Day Rate For Residential Course)
Job Type: Activity staff/Resort Rep, Bar/Catering/Hospitality,....
Location: Chester Chester United Kingdom Residential
Category: Gap/Temp And Parttime/Holiday
Available from: Apr 2020
Finishes on: Oct 2020
Type of work: Full Time And Part Time, Outdoor , Evening Work, Daytime Work, Weekend Work
Job reference: E03439563
Adventure, Catering/Hospitality/Leisure, Childcare/Care Work, Education, Entertainment 2020-01-10 2020-09-04

Job Description

Are you remarkable, love being outdoors, welcome a challenge and wish to inspire young people by providing real outdoor adventures? We have the role for you.

At the heart of our camps situated within our beautiful secluded woodland estates, our Field Chefs are responsible for preparing our delicious approved meals from our menu, catering for our residential students and staff members. Working with us you will have a unique experience to cook in our outdoor kitchens, over our camp fires and use our pizza ovens inspiring and introducing children to food giving them a truly unique wilderness experience they’ll never forget.

  • Full Training provided, no bushcraft experience required

  • No uniform charges

  • Staff discount with selected outdoor brands

  • Free pitch sites available on our staff camps for the full season

  • Good opportunities for progression in to other season and full-time roles

Rates of Pay (For 2019):

Under 21: £81.60 Average Day Rate For Residential Course Over 21: £101.92 Average Day Rate For Residential Course Over 25: £108.09 Average Day Rate For Residential Course

Estate Locations Available: Badminton Woods, Blenheim Palace, Boughton Woods, Castle Howard, Cholmondeley Castle, Cornbury Park, Cuffley Camp, Knebworth House, Penshurst Place and West Dean College

Start Your Real Outdoor Adventure, Apply: www.realoutdoorjobs.com/outdoor-jobs

The Bushcraft Company is a leading provider of outdoor education, offering residential trips to students across 10 secluded beautiful woodland estates, from Yorkshire to Kent, our outdoor jobs are all about a love of adventure, education, fun and of course the great outdoors. As an outdoor residential provider our season runs from the beginning of May – October, we have students ages 7-17 years-old come to our woodlands throughout this time.

Selection & Appointment Process: Candidates will be required to complete The Bushcraft Company pre-camp training programme. All appointments are subject to satisfactory training attendance, references and enhanced DBS Status.

The Bushcraft Company is committed to safe practice in recruitment and selection that includes consideration of issues regarding child protection, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS check if they are not already on the DBS Update Service and supply us with references


  • Full training is provided for all of our roles, no bushcraft experience is required.

  • If successful, you must have permission to work in the UK by the start of your employment
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