Recruiting Now

Mission EmployAble offers a range of exciting opportunities for individuals seeking paid and volunteering positions. These opportunities include roles such as chefs and various volunteering positions as part of our friendly and supportive team at Café On The Common in Chorleywood.

To explore the current openings and find more information on how to apply for these exciting roles, please refer to the links below.

Head Chef

We are looking for a talented chef with great interpersonal skills, experience and the ability to delight our customers with their culinary creativity. A working knowledge of food safety & hygiene protocols essential. Leading by example and demonstrating a strong and passionate work ethic within the kitchen team

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This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with excellent people skills and a passion for food. Candidates must possess a calm and patient working manner.
  • Based in Mission EmployAble’s new Café on the Common, Chorleywood
  • Five weeks holiday pay (pro - rata)
  • 40 hours per week full-time position will included weekend work. The café is a daytime operation so no evening work is required
  • A competitive salary for the right person
  • Permanent role, reporting to our General Manager
  • Full time roles will require experience of working in high volume environments with fresh food
  • To create and maintain a calm and supportive working environment
  • The ability to deliver menu items to specification
  • To be able to follow due diligence procedures, record data accurately and ensure you are working within H&S parameters
  • Enhanced DBS on the update service (or be willing to apply for one)

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Successful applicants will be invited to a screening call, after which face-to-face interviews will be conducted.


In particular, we are looking for café hosts for weekdays and weekends - no experience needed, and volunteers to join our Training and Fundraising teams.

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  • Resilience, patience, a sense of humour, flexibility and a great team player
  • Enhanced DBS check (new application or with up to 12 months validity)

For further details and to register your interest, please contact: