Nursery Chef

  • Job Reference: 00006917-1
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Lambeth, London
  • Salary: £9.59 to £10.55 Per Hour
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Nursery Chef – Brixton Community Nursery

Despite the challenges of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis we are still recruiting for staff in our nurseries. We are only able to conduct telephone interviews at this point in time as we need to follow the Government’s guidelines on social distancing.

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is keen to hear from you and the Recruitment Team will be reviewing all applications. We will then be offering telephone interviews to successful candidates. We can then advise you on the next stage in the recruitment process. Please keep applying.

Location: 27 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 8QQ

Salary: £9.59 - £10.55 per hour

Details: Maternity Contract - 40 hours per week

Qualification: Food Hygiene Level 2 or equivalent

Job Description

Our Brixton Community Nursery are looking for a Chef to join them on a contract basis.  

The Nursery Chef will be required to plan and prepare nutritionally well balanced meals for the children and staff in the nursery. The successful candidate will follow the LEYF ‘Healthy Eating’ and ‘Allergy’ Policies as well as undertake general housekeeping duties and assist in maintaining a safe and healthy environment.

Job Requirements

Food Hygiene level 2 or equivalent
Good hygiene practices
Ability to assess all stages of the food preparation process in accordance with HACCP
Knowledge of children’s dietary requirements
Working effectively as part of a team
Work within the budget and keeping neat and accurate records of purchases and money spent
Experience of Preparing/cooking food in a child care setting is highly desirable

Working at Brixton

The Nursery consists of a baby, toddler and preschool room
Total capacity of Nursery: 40
Opening Times: 08:00 – 18:00
Regular excursions that involve the local community
Age Range: 0-5 years
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding

Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:
Make a difference to the children who need it the most
Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
50% off of childcare
£750 refer a friend bonus
Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
10% GLL Gym discount
7% employer contribution towards pension
Guaranteed salary increase after probation
Overtime pay
Annual travel loan
Free life assurance
Access to our work life support services
Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.

“The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required