Nursery Cook

Posted 5 days ago by Pertemps
Location Croydon Job Type Permanent
Salary £9.50 - £10.50 per hour Sector Catering & Hospitality
Pertemps are looking for an experienced Cook to work in a large nursery catering up to 60 children based in Croydon. As well as a main cooked meal at lunchtime, a tea meal and snacks are also provided for the children.

This is a full time position Monday to Friday 35 hours a week( 7 hours a day) usually worked from 9am until 5pm. A basic Food Hygiene certificate is essential. First aid, Safeguarding, NVQ in Catering and Hospitality is desirable. Salary £9.50 to £10 an hour.

Main Duties:
  • Work in conjunction with the Nursery Manager, to be responsible for the running of the kitchen.
  • To keep up to date with the changing requirements of the Environmental Health Authority.
  • To provide lunch for a handful of staff members.
  • Keep records of menus, fridge temperature, hazard assessments and cleaning schedules.
  • To provide a healthy balanced diet for all children, including those with special dietary requirements.
  • To maintain high standards of hygiene practices and procedures.
  • To order and purchase provisions within a set budget provided.
Experience and Skills:
  • Cleaning skills, including washing up and general kitchen cleaning routines.
  • Previous catering experience, including cooking nutritious meals.
  • Knowledge of food safety requirements, nutrition and allergens.
  • 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave inclusive Bank Holidays per full calendar year.
  • Minimum 20% discount on nursery fees but this is negotiable.
  • Staff receive an additional week's holiday after 5 years' service.
  • Other 'benefits' include free on-site parking and excellent public transport links.
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