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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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