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Are you a ‘people person’ who enjoys building relationships? Are you driven, focussed and determined and would like unlimited earning potential whilst working as part of a high performing, established team?

CJUK video iconWe’re always on the lookout for talented people to join us!

CJUK are an award-winning, national chef recruitment business with a focus on temporary and interim placements. Every person in the team is passionate about hospitality and challenging the way businesses approach chef recruitment given the current skills shortages.

Relief staff within the hospitality sector are in high demand and business within the industry is at an all-time high, so CJUK are on the lookout for vibrant and energetic people to join our expanding team based in our state-of-the-art offices in Blackburn.

CJUK officesOur workforce is made up of a combination of home grown talent, from those who have completed an apprenticeship with us and moved into leadership roles, to ex-chefs and hospitality professionals who have taken their career in a different direction.

As an Investors in People Gold Award winner, we pride ourselves on ensuring that our team are the very best that they can be.

At CJUK, we offer excellent career progression and vast opportunities for both personal and professional development.


Some of the fantastic benefits we offer to our staff include:



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Want to Join our Brilliant Team? 

If you are interested in joining CJUK or would like to learn more about how you can work for us, please contact our Director, Katie Mellor, for a confidential chat today on 01254 355666. You can view all our latest vacancies on our jobs page.

In the meantime, visit our Meet the Team page to see the fantastic people you could be working with!


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We work with a range of internal & external companies so we can offer great benefits to our clients, candidates and employees. Did you know we’re..

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✨ It’s time for our #FridayFrolics! ✨ We’ve had a lot going on this week and lots of celebrations… Charlotte finished 2 weeks’ work experience..

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We have made a buffet for the team to enjoy with the produce Philip brought in from his allotment! We may have brought some scones in too seeing..

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🥦 Did you know it’s #NationalAllotmentWeek? 🥦 To celebrate, Philip very kindly brought us some homegrown produce from his plot… Look..

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Charlotte Completes Work Experience!

We would like to say a huge thank you to Charlotte who has finished her last day of work experience with us She has made a real impact on the..

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Great photo of our Chef, Cristy, who is wearing an Oliver Harvey jacket we sent to him for recommending a friend to work with CJUK! If you know..

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It’s getting close to midday so if you’re hungry look away now… Check out some of these fantastic dishes below cooked by our chef Marcus! ‍..

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It’s Tuesday and that means one thing… It’s the #TakeoverTuesday! ‍ CJUK Chef, Marcus, will be taking over our social media today to show..

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