Nursery Cook

Location
Sidcup, Kent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Contact
Michelle Brockwell
Function
Kitchen Staff
Sector
Nursery
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Nursery Cook

We are looking for a Nursery Cook for our new setting opening in Sidcup.

The Nursery is part of a small, family run group of day nurseries with a dedicated, fun and dynamic team supporting you, with plenty of opportunities to build your career in childcare.

Benefits include:

  • Perkbox subscription which includes free mobile phone insurance, free Coffee each month from Café Nero, discounts on restaurants, cinema tickets, free training Bonuses for 100% attendance
  • Extra Annual Leave for long service
  • Funded social events
  • Parents Evening, Staff Meetings paid for at your normal hourly rate
  • Discounts at Ruxley Manor Garden Centre
  • Free Annual family tickets for ice skating
  • Generous childcare discounts
  • Eye Test
  • Off street parking

Main duties & tasks:

  • Cooking and preparing healthy and nutritious food in accordance with Grace’s Day Nursery menus.
  • Consult with the Nursery Manager and Grace’ kitchen team regarding weekly menus.
  • Ensure that adequate supplies of food are stored in appropriate conditions.
  • To order weekly supply lists.
  • To be responsible for keeping the kitchen and all equipment clean and tidy.
  • To observe high standards of food hygiene during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.
  • To be responsible for cleaning and defrosting fridge and freezers as necessary.
  • To participate in cooking activities with the children in agreement with Lead Practitioners.
  • To ensure that all safeguarding procedures are implemented at all times and carried out effectively with support.
  • To attend internal and external training as requested.
  • To be responsible for own professional development.
  • To attend monthly team meetings/training out of nursery hours as requested.
  • To liaise with external professionals, for example environmental health, where necessary.
  • To work as part of a team and support colleagues.
  • To liaise with your Line Manager
  • To undertake other reasonable duties as required by your Line Manager.

Main responsibilities

  • To provide healthy and nutritious food for all children in accordance with the Food Trust guidance and in a way that supports the beliefs of Grace’s Day Nursery.
  • To work in partnership with parents.
  • To ensure the well -being of every child in Grace’s Day Nursery.
  • To follow all policies and procedures of Grace’s Day Nursery.
  • To work effectively as part of a team in a way that is consistent with the business values.
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • To support the implementation of Grace’s Day Nursery competency standards

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