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Nursery Chef

Nursery Chef

Posted 13 May by Department of Work & Pensions
Job Description

Using fresh produce you will be required to produce healthy meals on a daily basis between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with an hour each week to internet order food Total 21 hours per week).

Personal Specification

· Good knowledge of nutrition for balanced healthy meals (Essential)

· Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Essential) Although we can provide if needed

· Wide range of recipes and knowledge/experience of cooking for children/wholesome meals (Essential)

· Full clean driving licence, car driver (Desirable)

· Knowledge of allergens (Desirable)

General Skills

The successful applicant will need various personal skills, to fulfil this enjoyable role you will need:

· to be enthusiastic

· excellent time-keeping and attendance

· to be patient and well organised

· be trustworthy and reliable

· to record all temperatures of food/fridge on the records provided

· develop menus on a regular basis

· to have the ability to keep the kitchen clean and tidy when you have finished

Job Description

· Plan a wide range of recipes suitable for children aged 6 weeks and upwards on a seasonal basis

· maintain the kitchen area to high standards of hygiene

· ensure that all breakage’s and accidents are recorded

· maintain records of food, fridge and freezer temperatures

· ensure ingredients are available for children’s cookery sessions

· to maintain high levels of Health & Safety you must be willing to complete various routine tasks

· collect, wash, dry and put away all crockery

· Arrange the delivery of or collect the shopping each week

· purchase food within a set budget

· advise other members of staff with children’s cooking activities

· be prepared to keep up dated and attend relevant training

In return for your expertise we offer the following:

· £ 8.80 - £ 9.50 per hour (21 hours per week)

· Up to 5 weeks paid holiday per annum

· 8 public/bank holidays paid per year

· Discounted childcare if needed. Full Chef Whites supplied

· further training opportunities, First Aid, Safeguarding and Food Hygiene

· company pension

· Overtime for extra duties such as appraisals, cleaning etc.

· possibility of pay increase every 6 months through the appraisal system

· Any absolute joy working with children and seeing them keep healthy

All employment is offered subject to a 1 month probationary period and completion of Criminal Record Bureau Clearance and 2 written references.

Reference: 40359656

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