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  • Career Level Others
  • Experience Other
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

An experienced Nursery Cook is sought for a high-quality bespoke children’s nursery in Greenwich, South London, catering for children aged 3 months to five years of age.

The Nursery Cook will be responsible for preparing meals for the children. The meals you prepare, including lunch and tea, will be of high-quality, healthy and nutritious. You will have previous experience of preparing food for children with food allergies and food preferences.

The Nursery Cook will have overall responsibility for maintaining the kitchen to a high standard in accordance with environmental health, national guidelines and legislation including stock control and food preparation guidelines. The Nursery Cook will hold a minimum level 2 food hygiene certificate.

The Nursery is a family run business. The business is part of a group of two bespoke high-quality nurseries with plans to add more nurseries in future.

Responsibilities and Duties:

* To maintain adequate stock of essentials

* To be responsible for hygiene and risk assessment within the kitchen area

* To be able to maintain the necessary paperwork required

* To organise their time efficiently and effectively

* To help with meal time clear up

Qualifications and skills:

* Food Hygiene in Catering Level 2 or equivalent

* Previous experience in a similar role

* Disclosure & Barring Service check (required to work with children)

* Ability to cater for and understand allergies and food preferences

* Ability to work on own initiative

* Good verbal and written communication skills

* Friendly and approachable


* Competitive salary

* Pension

* Ongoing support

* Supportive management team

Required skills