Kickstart – Chef Training Assistant


  • Full Time
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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and be 16 to 24 years old. To apply, you must use the DWP website here and get your Introduction ID. Once you have an Introduction ID, you can apply here on our website.

Migrateful runs cookery classes led by migrant chefs who are struggling to integrate and access employment, due to legal and linguistic barriers. Our mission is to empower and celebrate our chefs on their journey to employment and independence.

We are looking for a junior figure to work alongside our Head of Chef Development from early January for 6 months.

You will be helping our chefs on their 10-week journey from passionate home cooks to confident cookery class teachers. Your help is invaluable in supporting our chefs to build the skills and materials they need to teach their cookery classes. We hope you enjoy learning from each other and tasting all the incredible dishes that will be shared along the way.

We are looking for someone to support our chef training process, some of the tasks would include:

● Coordinating our chef training volunteers
● Coordinating menu development process
● Setting up the chef training space and cleaning up
● Shopping for ingredients


  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential.
  • A passion for food.
  • A passion for supporting vulnerable people.
  • Teaching experience desirable.

Our team is very diverse, and we would particularly welcome candidates from a refugee background who can better support our mission.

Commitment to equality and valuing diversity and understanding of how this applies to delivery of our area of work.

To be agreed

£11.05 – London Living Wage

This role reports directly to our Head of Chef Development.

We are part of a wide network of social enterprises and as such there will be opportunities to get in close contact with the network and explore different careers, as well as to access training opportunities.

However, we’re keen to tailor our support to meet your needs and interests, so will work with you to find training that is most useful to your career development.

The Kickstart Scheme placement employee will be assigned a mentor to look at CV and application writing, and job searching skills. We can provide more information for each role is necessary.

Apply for this job on the DWP Website to get your Introduction ID

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