Junior Sous- £28000 – £30000 Per Year – Plus Service Charge

Apply Now

About the role

Junior Sous- £28,000 – £30,000 Per Year, Plus Service Charge

Location: THE PIG near Bath

(10 miles Bath. Due to the location of the hotel, if is preferable that you have access to your own transport as we are not accessible via public transport)

Hours: Full Time – 48 hour contract

Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 Per Year, Plus Service Charge.  Whilst Service Charge varies depending on bookings with the staycation concept thriving, you can do the maths.

A Junior Sous role at THE PIG is like no other.  We use local suppliers within a 25-mile radius, our own homegrown kitchen garden produce and a lot of love to create our menus, which change all the time.  Our Senior Chefs are passionate and above all driven to provide our guests with an unforgettable dining experience, creativity is what we do best.

Our kitchens are fast paced and energetic, which is what we look for in an individual.  Come with enthusiasm, your knives and a bucketful of passion and we can help you develop the rest.

You will assist the Sous Chef and the Head Chef in the running of the kitchen, managing one of the 4 sections, providing new ideas for the menu, and managing health and safety, ordering and rotas.

We’re seeking Junior Sous' with confidence and ability to support a dynamic team.  Our Junior Sous' have the opportunity to experience what we offer at more than one of our properties, as well as stepping up into a Senior Sous role.

Knowledge of all areas of the kitchen is essential. We want you to be as passionate about modern British food and sustainability as we are. Previous experience in a similar role is necessary.

We run an award-winning apprenticeship programme, as a Junior Sous you will take an active role in leading, teaching and inspiring the apprentices.  Can you remember who inspired you to be a chef, can you do this for someone else and share your knowledge with the junior chefs?

We are dedicated to making THE PIGs an inspiring, exciting, and fun place to work and in return for your commitment to us you can expect something a little different:

  • Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme.
  • Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group.
  • 35% off food & beverage across our group, plus discounted spa treatments.
  • 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 year.
  • A commitment to providing craft and accredited training to all staff.

To view our full range of perks, visit our ‘What we can do for you’ section on our career’s webpage: jobs.thepighotel.com

After multiple lockdowns & furlough deadlines, we understand that job security is highly important. Whilst we cannot predict the future, our teams feel secure knowing that during these challenging times no one was made redundant and that everyone was included in our furlough schemes.  If that is a business you would like to be part of, providing security you are looking for, then look no further.

Our Pay Promise – no one in our business will earn less than £10 Per Hour, plus service charge, so tell all your friends.  


After all the rolling in the mud THE PIG needed a good wash so we found THE PIG-near Bath. A beautiful country house perfectly situated near Bath and Bristol. All dressed up in the classic piggy style this hotel comes with its own deer – what more could you want.

THE PIG-near Bath is a multi-award-winning restaurant with rooms on the doorstep of the rolling Mendip Hills and Leigh Woods. Home grown in every way from the food we cook to the people we employ.

Apply to us now to be our next Home-Grown Hero.