Red Balloon Cambridge


Location: Norfolk Street, Cambridge

Hours: Part-time 18 hours per week (0.45FTE) over 3 days (6 hours per day to cover morning break and lunchtime) 38 weeks per year

Salary: Annual (FTE) salary of £20,890 based on a 40-hour week), pro-rated at 0/45FTE= £9,400 per annum

Effective Date: As soon as possible


We are currently recruiting for a part-time Cook to join the team at our Norfolk Street Centre.

The purpose of this role is to plan and prepare delicious and nutritious (mostly) vegetarian meals for a group of around 30 people (staff, students and visitors).

You will liaise with the Centre Coordinator/Deputy Coordinators. The Cook is a participating member of the community, communicating regularly with all staff, students, parents/carers, volunteers and visitors to the Centre.

We work with young people who have been severely bullied and/or experience high levels of anxiety about attending school. We provide a safe environment with clear boundaries for behaviour, and an individual full-time academic, pastoral and therapeutic programme. Once students have regained their confidence and are able to cope academically and socially, we support their return to mainstream school or college or into employment. It is important that the jobholder concurs with this aim.

If you feel that you have the skills, experience and aptitude for this role we would be delighted to hear from you.

For further details please download the job description and person specification. For
informal enquiries about the role please email

You can view the job description below.

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Please download an application pack for more detailed information. CVs are not accepted for this post.

Closing Date

  • The deadline for applications is Tuesday the 18th of October