Kitchen Assistant

All About Children
Royston, Hertfordshire
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Part Time
Kitchen Staff

Job Details

KITCHEN ASSISTANT – Bumpkins, Royston

We are seeking a part-time (15 hours a week) Nursery Kitchen Assistant to join our thriving team at our Bumpkins Day Nursery in Royston.

We all know that there can be crises or unexpected situations in our lives when an understanding and supportive employer makes all the difference. At All About Children, we care about all of our colleagues and we’re committed to providing flexibility and support when needed.

Working for All About Children also comes with the many benefits that working for a big company brings, including the vast opportunities to move between different nurseries across different locations. However, we have a small company mentality and each nursery is unique in its own right. This provides all members of our teams with different experiences and the ability to make their own mark on the care that they provide to the children in our care.

Kitchen Assistant  – Qualifications & Experience

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate.
  • Capable of working under pressure in an organised way.
  • Experience of working in a childcare environment would be preferred
  • Knowledge of food preparation for special dietary needs i.e. vegetarian, cultural.
  • Ability to work with children in preparing simple snacks and baking preparation.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Kitchen Assistant – Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Chef/Cook in the preparation of weekly menus, catering for all children, in line with the food and drink policy.
  • To maintain adequate stores and food stuffs in appropriate storage conditions.
  • To ensure the kitchen and all kitchen equipment is kept clean and tidy.
  • To clean and defrost fridge and freezer as necessary.
  • To observe high standards of food hygiene during the preparation, cooking and serving of all foods.
  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene and personal appearance in accordance with the Company’s hygiene policy.

Kitchen Assistant – What we can offer YOU!

  • A competitive salary
  • Ongoing personal and professional development
  • 1 Week shut down at Christmas
  • A great and friendly place to work

If you feel you have what it takes to be considered for this role of Kitchen Assistant please get in touch today, we are waiting to hear from you!


all about children

What we do

All About Children is a group of Children's Day Nurseries that provides a safe, caring and stimulating environment that encourages all children in their nurseries to achieve their full potential.

We provide high-quality care and delivering outstanding outcomes for our children. We are looking for colleagues to join our team who have this same passion.

At All About Children, we strongly believe in empowering people to do their jobs to the best of their ability. We support our team with vast training and development opportunities so you can develop your unique potential whilst providing outstanding care for our children.

If you’re passionate about childcare and are looking to take on a new challenge, have you ever considered a career in childcare? At All About Children, we have a range of exciting opportunities and career progression support available, whether you’re looking for an apprentice role or a more senior position in childcare.

What you will get

  The flexibility to balance work and home

  Discounted childcare

  A new starter bonus for all qualified new recruits!

  Training and development to help you grow

  A place where fun is guaranteed - we work hard but we also play hard!

  Fantastic spaces to grow and develop

  Our nurseries are closed between Christmas and New Year

Who You’ll work with

We are a company that cares about all our staff. For instance, we ensure support is provided to them whenever they need it and sick pay if required.

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Kingsthorpe Road
United Kingdom

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