Residential Community Member / Kitchen Assistant

Part of Ellel's 2-year Service and Discipleship Programme

We are looking for a mature Christian to join our community, coupling the performance of religious duties with a non pastoral, but key, role in our busy Kitchen at Ellel Pierrepont.

Ellel Pierrepont, Surrey

Applications deadline: 30 Oct 22


Christian Involvement

Given our ethos as a Christian community, applicants are required to be Christians and have a heart for the healing ministry. Participation in our Christian community and performance of religious devotional duties are an essential aspect of this role and include daily team prayer and worship meetings. You will also have opportunities to grow in your Christian faith through regular attendance on teaching courses through our Two-Year Discipleship Programme for your own personal development and to receive prayer ministry.

Other opportunities may include welcoming and/or hosting guests to the centre; training in prayer ministry and opportunities to share short devotional messages with the team and/or guests on events; opportunities for teaching and/or group leading during events with guests.

Practical Roles

You will support the catering manager through your ability to follow a pre-planned menu producing a range of foods and needs for team and guests on a daily basis.

You will also need to be able to work well as a team member and at times alone. Some prior experience of cooking for large numbers is advisable but not essential. We do, however, want a person who enjoys prepping meals and is willing to learn.

This job is for someone who has a heart to see the ministry of Jesus at work. The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, be flexible and able to work in a multi-cultural setting. Good communication, time management and people skills are important. A knowledge of basic food safety, food management and allergies are also highly desirable for this role.

The role is a full-time, live-in position and is fixed term for two years as part of our Service and Discipleship programme. It comes with full board accommodation (private bedroom and shared kitchen, bathrooms and living areas) along with an appropriate allowance to cover personal expenses. The role will include evening, weekend and bank holiday working on a rota basis.

We would love to hear from you if you would like to know more about serving the Lord here at Ellel Pierrepont.


If you are interested in this position we would love to hear from you. Simply complete this form, attaching your CV, and we will be in touch. Alternatively please email us atĀ personnel.pierrepont@ellel.orgĀ attaching your CV to the email.

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