Our lovely Broadgate Day Nursery and Preschool are looking for an enthusiastic Kitchen Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis, working 32 hours a week.

As a Kitchen Assistant working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

Key duties will include:

Keep the kitchen a clean and safe environment adhering to internal and external requirements.

Encourage and model behaviour which is appropriate in a child environment being professional at all times.

To make sure you meet the legal and company requirements for fire, safety, health & hygiene at all items and necessary paperwork is completed.

To support the preparation and cooking enough age appropriate food for all the children on a daily basis with minimum wastage.

Take responsibility to make sure all dietary requirements are catered for and clearly communicated to the teams.

To respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality: for example being aware of personal information regarding children.

Support, promote and implement policies and procedures.

Work in co-operation and partnership with the Cook, Nursery team and parents to encourage a healthy and nutritious diet.

Support the Cook to ensure budgetary requirements are met.

Use nominated suppliers and ensure all deliveries are accurate and paperwork is kept up to date.

Support with other activities with the nursery e.g. BBQ’s, Fetes, Staff meetings, children’s cookery clubs

In the absence of the Cook, be responsible for the safe running of the kitchen.

QUALIFICATIONS ESSENTIAL:

Food Safety CIEH L2 or above or equivalent – this must be passed on day 1 in post.

We look forward to receiving your application