May 03, 2022

Chef - Herm Island

  • Herm Island
  • Herm Island, Guernsey
Seasonal Job Chef / Kitchen Jobs

Job Description & Pictures

Herm Island is a small paradise island located in the English Channel where guests and visitors enjoy year-round hospitality. Working and living on Herm is a truly unique and challenging opportunity and requires flexibility, a positive attitude, resilience and a customer-focused mindset. As there are no cars or bicycles on Herm a good degree of fitness is also advised. The rewards are plentiful if you are hard-working and motivated by small team collaboration, taking responsibility, helping others and delivering a professional service. We are a fair and reasonable employer offering good rates of pay and benefits, staff accommodation as necessary, and a great team of friendly colleagues

Herm Island is looking for committed kitchen personnel to join our dedicated team in a variety of chef roles including Chef de Partie, Commis Chef and apprentice Chef.

Team skills and keen to jump in where needed
Attention to detail
Positive outlook
Polite and attentive
Can-do attitude

5/6 day working week (dependent on business needs)
Monday to Sunday
Bank holidays with Time Off In Lieu as agreed
These roles are initially for a fixed-term role with immediate start until October/November, with the option for a more permanent role.

Applicants do not require permission to work for Herm Island if they have any of the following:
- the right of abode in the UK
- valid settled or pre-settled status
- indefinite leave to remain in the Bailiwick of Guernsey

The HERM package is as follows;
- Loyalty bonus scheme- recoup 50% of board and lodging cost on successful completion of contract!
- Income tax rate is 20% on all earnings, lower than the UK
- No Value-added tax (VAT) or goods and service tax (GST), save 20% on many purchases
- Staff live-in accommodation (if based on Herm)
- Save on costs and lost time with no commute to work (1-10 minute walk to work) 
- Free family boat travel between Guernsey & Herm
- Staff discounts at Island shop
- Refer-A-Friend scheme
- No traffic (private vehicles are not permitted)
- On the job training to include level 2 FSA certificates
- Milder climate than UK
- Stunning beaches 
- A great place for family and friends to come and visit!


Contact Name

Emma Ellis

Contact Number

01481 750000

Website Address

The Manor

Applicant Type

All Applicants welcome


Accommodation Provided

Experience Required


Hours Per Week


Start Date


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