Sous Chef, The Hepworth Wakefield


£23,000 per annum pro rata

Hours are negotiable – minimum 15 hours per week / maximum 37 hours per week

Fixed term – immediate start until 31 January 2023

The Hepworth Wakefield has welcomed over 2.4 million visitors since opening in May 2011 and is now established as a major local, national and international attraction, winning Art Fund Museum of the Year in 2017. We present an acclaimed programme of historical and contemporary art exhibitions alongside displays drawn from Wakefield’s growing collection of 20th-century and contemporary art. Central to our work is our ambitious learning programme that engages a broad and diverse audience. To bring our wider site to life The Hepworth Garden, designed by Tom Stuart-Smith, opened in August 2019 and is one of the largest free public gardens in the UK. Later this year the 19th century mill building complex opposite the gallery will be opening as a vibrant creative industries and education hub. 

The Hepworth Wakefield’s Garden Café and Gallery Café offer an exciting range of hot and cold drinks, fresh cakes and a menu using locally sourced and seasonal produce. We are looking for an experienced Sous Chef with a passion for high quality food and drink. You will enjoy preparing and serving lunch focused dishes to a high standard, working alongside the Head Chef and Catering Manager to help provide a smooth running of service. 

We are committed to improving diversity within our organisation and welcome applications from candidates who are under-represented within the arts sector. For details of our inclusive recruitment practices and for more details about the role please visit

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