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Urban Green Newcastle is part of an innovative, pioneering movement to secure the future of parks, allotments and green spaces in Newcastle upon Tyne. You can find out more about us here.


Activities & Sports Development Officer (Job ref: ASO)
£22,000 - 25,000 per annum, 2 year fixed-term contract.

Are you passionate about getting people outdoors and active?  Love seeing people increase their physical and mental wellbeing by enjoying the fresh air?  Then we would love to hear from you!

Urban Green Newcastle is seeking an Active Outdoors Officer, to encourage more people to improve their health by using our parks and allotments.  Think fun.  Think different.  Think how many ways we could use our wonderful green spaces for wellbeing and enjoyment!

This is a 2 year contract (initially, with the aim of becoming full time subject to funding).

Closing date: 18th April 2022  
Interview date: week of 5th May 2022

Activities & Sports Development Officer Job Description & Person Specification


Café Chef – Full Time (37 hours per week) (Job Ref: UGC-CC)

Would you like to work in a green space, for an ethically focused charity, providing freshly prepared dishes using local suppliers and creating daily specials for our café and events?

A rare opportunity to become part of a talented team building on the first year’s success.

Hours: Mutually agreed hours, with shift patterns in accordance with café opening hours. This role will be straight shifts, potentially 10am – 6.30pm or 8.30am – 3.30pm and will involve work on weekends and Bank Holidays as well as occasional early evening events in the café.

Salary: Wage dependent on experience but with added benefits including generous holiday package and share of gratuities.

Experience: Two years experience at chef de partie level desirable.

You will have experience running a section, preparing fresh food to order and preferably experience in working with a wood-fired pizza oven but training can be provided. An interest in further training and development and experience with a diverse range of menus is an advantage as well as a working knowledge of food safety level 1 & 2 and kitchen health and safety requirements.

The role is classed as a full-time position with hours to be mutually agreed at the selection process. We currently expect the role to commence by mid to end March. You will be working alongside the team at the café in Exhibition Park.

Interviews: w/c 28 February 2022

Café Chef Job Description and Person Specification


How to Apply

All applicants will need to complete an Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form:

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