Working alongside your studies is a great way to gain experience, build your confidence and meet new people.

Whether you're looking for part time work, an apprenticeship or your first post college job, the following companies have contacted us to invite Highbury students to apply.

Chef de Partie

Employment type: Full-time
Company: Keydell Nurseries coffee shop/restaurant
Location: Horndean / Waterlooville
Salary: £9.50 - £11.50ph depending on experience
Details: We are a leading coffee shop/restaurant within Keydell Nurseries and are growing on a week by week basis. As well as becoming busier from our growing reputation for excellent food, we are expanding our seating capacity and now require an additional Chef de Partie to work 5 full days per week. Our kitchen is open 7 days a week (Monday to Sunday, 8.30am-4pm) so in addition to straight shifts and a competitive hourly salary, you will be finished by 5pm every day.

So, if you want to grow your experience of working with fresh produce within a busy kitchen, love being part of a friendly team and take pride in your cooking, please apply today.

To find out more about Keydell Nurseries coffee shop/restaurant, click here.

To apply, email

Home Carer

Employment type: Part-time and full-time positions available
Company: Helping Hands
Location: Fareham
Salary: £11.85 per hour
Details: Our company started in 1989 with the aim to help people stay in their own home. We pride ourselves that our staff will give dignity and respect to all our clients - making sure that our clients can stay safely in their own homes. You will be working in clients home and skills in personal care, cooking, cleaning and administration of medication are desirable, but full training will be given. We do all training, with a RAD day which is a full day, shadowing with another carer and on line e-learning. We have shifts from 7am to 10pm. You would be required to do one evening a week and every other weekend.

All carers will need transport, car if possible, with business insurance. All carers will be required to be DBS checked. Full PPE will be provided with a tunic.

To apply, email

Click here to find out more about Helping Hands - Fareham.

Commis Chef

Employment type: Part-time
Company: The Wheelwright Arms
Location: Havant
Closing date for applications: 15th April 2022
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Details: If you are a reliable, quick thinking, creative person then a job as a commis chef may be the perfect job for you. A commis chef assists a section chef, also known as a chef de partie. This role is made up of many varying responsibilities including:
•    assisting in the food preparation process
•    cooking and preparing elements of high-quality dishes
•    preparing vegetables, meats and fish
•    assisting other chefs
•    helping with deliveries and restocking
•    assisting with stock rotation
•    cleaning stations
•    contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.

Alongside some of these more general skills, all good commis chefs should possess:
•    basic knowledge of all sections
•    ability to work under supervision of a limited range
•    ability to produce good quality basic food
•    understanding of health and safety
•    understanding of basic food hygiene practices
•    good oral communication
•    team management skills
•    high level of attention to detail
•    good level of numeracy
•    enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge, plus those around you
•    adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
•    ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work
•    positive and approachable manner
•    team player qualities

If you are enthusiastic about self-development and embrace opportunities to improve your skills and knowledge whenever possible, you could build a long and rewarding career as a commis chef, progressing to a role as a chef de partie, sous chef or head chef if desired.

To apply send your CV and cover letter to

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Commis Chef

Employment type: Part-time
Company: On The Water Restaurant
Location: Lee-on-the-Solent
Details: We are looking for part-time students on a minimum 16 hour contract. This would be flexible to weekends/evenings. You must be willing to do extra hours over half terms as this is our busiest period. No experience would be required but you must have a passion for food. General duties will include food preparation for starters & desserts, making sandwiches and maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.

To apply, either call Sam Gale on 07841652724 or email your CV to

Click here to find out more about On The Water Restaurant.

Commis Chefs

Employment type: Full-time
Company: House of Commons
Location: Westminster, London
Closing date for applications: 26th November 2022
Salary: £21,494
Details: Catering Services aim to deliver the best quality service with an enthusiastic and professional team for the benefit of all our customers. We are responsible for the efficient operation of the House of Commons catering facilities within the agreed financial framework. This role is responsible for assisting the senior chefs in the efficient and effective running of a designated kitchen to include:
•    the preparation, production and service of all menu and related items
•    any required mise-en-place as instructed by the Senior Chefs
•    operating within Food Safety, Health and Safety regulations
•    proactive in learning new culinary skills.

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:
•    relevant catering qualifications i.e. City and Guilds 706:1&2 or NVQ level 1, 2 & 3 or equivalent qualification(s).
•    you must have relevant kitchen experience in similar position and a sound understanding of requirements in food hygiene and health & safety practices.
•    good communications and interpersonal skills, both written and oral, with the ability to build effective relationships and work successfully within a team, whilst upholding the values of equality, diversity and inclusion
•    the ability to work effectively as part of a team often under pressure and to prioritise own workload to deliver a high-quality service in line with the objectives of the business
•    excellent customer service skills, with the ability to respond quickly to customer needs
•    a basic awareness of current catering trends and catering practices.

Benefits of the role include:
•    annual leave starting at 30 days pro rata
•    Civil Service Pension scheme
•    interest-free season ticket loan
•    discounted membership of the in-house gym

Click here to view more and apply

Kids Sports Coach

Employment type: Part-time
Company: Sport4kids
Location: Froxfield
Closing date for applications: ongoing
Details: We have vacancies across Hampshire for students to join our team on a more permanent basis. Any coach who comes on board will become part of a team delivering sessions across the weekend in our Development Centres with the additional option of picking up extra hours during the week in our school and nursery sessions. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can bring enthusiasm, energy and a smile to our classes!

Click here to view more and apply

Waiting Staff

Employment type: Part-time
Company: Portsmouth Football Club
Location: Fratton Park
Closing date for applications: ongoing
Details: We are looking for energetic staff to work within our corporate hospitality lounges on a match day to deliver an exceptional service to our guests. You will be responsible for serving a three-course meal pre-match as well as serving drinks ordered via an app, as well as assisting management in driving sales. You will maintain high-quality control, hygiene and health & safety standards, whilst providing guests with an excellent customer service.

We are looking for someone who:
•    is confident & passionate about working in the hospitality industry
•    has the personality to wow our guests
•    is energetic & happy to work in a fast paced environment
•    loves new challenges
•    understands great customer service.

To apply send your CV and cover letter to

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