Nursery Cook

Tamworth, England, gb
Company: Orchard House Nursery
Category: Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Published on 2021-08-01 18:10:31

We are seeking to recruit a part-time catering professional to join our family-run nursery.

Your duties will include preparing, cooking and serving hot & cold meals for up to 40 children. You will ensure the kitchen environment is clean and hygienic at all times and implement our policies on allergies and preferences.

You will be required to monitor ingredients and kitchen stocks to ensure they remain in date and advise on items that need reordering to service our menus.

You will ensure that nursery policies regarding recycling and compostable waste are followed.

Working in partnership with our Management team you will help and encourage children to develop healthy eating habits that will last them a lifetime. You will have the opportunity to engage with children on a daily basis to encourage them to try new foods and experience different tastes.

With an understanding of the nutritional needs of young children, you will shape our menus to embrace our philosophy that emphasises the importance of fresh fruit and vegetables and preparing meals from basic additive-free ingredients.

You need to be familiar with current food hygiene & allergy regulations and the need to maintain consistent documentation to ensure our 5-star kitchen passes regular local authority food inspection audits.

Great Benefits:

Work in comfortable air-conditioned kitchen with fitted radio for listening too.

Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications

Discounted childcare

Free employee car parking, including outside working hours, convenient for nursery and Tamworth town centre and for shopping. Dedicated undercover storage provision for cycle to work employees. Regular bus service for employees using public transport for journeys to and from work.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years in a catering role -Essential

Food Hygiene Level 2-Essential

An Enhanced DBS check will be required

Maths and English to grade GCSE level C or equivalent.

Knowledge of First Aid. - Desired

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