Nursery Cook

Location Hounslow
Discipline: Childcare
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24,356 + Benefits
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

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Published: 8 months ago
Startdate: Immediate

Working Monday - Friday shifts are 8am - 5pm or 8.30am - 5.30pm.

The Nursery Cook will be responsible for preparing healthy and nutritious meals for the children in the nursery

Nursery Cook - Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum two years’ proven catering experience

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Capable of working under pressure in an organised way

  • 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

Nursery Cook - Key Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the Nursery Manager to be responsible for the preparation of weekly menus, catering for all children, in line with the food and drink policy.

  • Ensure all meal planning and food ordering is in line with the agreed catering budgets.

  • To ensure that all children with allergies are catered for in compliance with our allergies policy as well as maintaining the allergen file.

  • To maintain adequate stores and food stuffs in appropriate storage conditions

  • To ensure the kitchen and kitchen equipment are kept clean and tidy.

  • To clean and defrost the freezer as necessary.

  • To observe high standards of food hygiene during the preparation, cooking and serving of all foods.

  • Maintain the Safer Food, Better Business documentation on a daily basis to comply with food safety management procedures and food hygiene regulations.

  • To undertake baking activities with children.

  • To promote healthy eating with children and staff.

  • To maintain high standards of personal hygiene and personal appearance in accordance with the Company’s hygiene policy