Nursery Cook

£7.70 - £8.21 per hour (Negotiable depending on age and experience) Full time Term Time Only 31-01-2019 No childcare qualifications

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and committed cook to plan and prepare high quality, fresh and nutritious meals for our children. The ideal candidate with have experience of cooking within a domestic/family kitchen and for children who have a variety of cultural and dietary requirements. The candidate will be expected to work a minimum of 30 hours per week, during term-time.

Education & Qualifications
• Applicants must have excellent knowledge of food and hygiene
Skills and Abilities
• Ability to prepare, cook and serve healthy and nutritious snacks, lunches and teas (max 42 children)
• Ability to work under own initiative
• Good communicator
• Team player
• Strong organisational and written communication skills
• Food allergies and varying dietary requirements
• Health and safety regulations (relating to the preparation and cooking of food)
• Awareness of the Ofsted Safeguarding and Welfare requirements
• Menu planning, stock taking and food ordering
• Maintaining cleaning rotas, and all other associated tasks.
• At least 1 years’ relevant experience
• Childcare experience
• Transferrable Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS)
• Food and Hygiene certificate (training will be provided)
• First Aid certificate
• Child Protection certificate

Childerwood Nursery is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we our staff to share this thesis. We also offer additional staff benefits, such as a Nest pension and excellent working conditions in a friendly and caring atmosphere.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them. Successful candidates will be required to provide a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) and two suitable references.

For further details, including the Job Description and Person Specification, or to request an application form please email: [email protected] Further information, please visit our Facebook page or website: Childerwood Nursery landline telephone: 01603 865477