Nursery Chef

Job Title: Nursery Chef
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimbledon
Salary: £22,500
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LC - 584
Contact Name: Lisa Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 25, 2020 10:17

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Cook to work in Wimbledon. The Nursery caters for 54 children and you would be required to work Monday to Friday from 09:00 – 17:30.

The menu is on a four week rotating rota and the focus is on fresh, nutritional, wholesome food that appeals to children 0 - 5 years. The successful candidate will work closely alongside the management team to provide a well balanced menu that is healthy and takes into consideration all allergies and dietary requirements.

Your role would involve the preparation, cooking and serving of all meals and snacks in accordance with the food and drink guidelines for the Early Years Foundation Stage. Excellent standards of hygiene and the ability to maintain a safe and professional kitchen are also required.

All candidates applying must have:

  • An minimum NVQ Level 2 in Catering (or equivalent)
  • A valid food hygiene/safety certificate
  • Knowledge of  COSHH and HACCP policies
  • At least one years experience of cooking in a nursery setting
  • An excellent understanding of preparing meals for the Early Years
  • A punctual and hard working attitude

Your duties include:

  • Preparing and serving age appropriate meals and snacks
  • The cleanliness and maintenance of all kitchen equipment
  • Completing daily documentation to follow all Heath and Safety procedures
  • Stock control and ordering
  • Menu planning
  • Delivering meals at allocated times throughout the day
  • Ensure that children’s dietary needs are met


Exciting benefits of the position include:

  • £22,500 per annum
  • Support from managerial team
  • Immediate start


*** This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Certificate and Early Years references ***

**StaffBank is an Equal Opportunities Employer **


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