Chef – Maternity Cover

Website HCDayNurseries Hungry Caterpillar Day Nurseries

Where children grow their wings and learn to fly

We are currently looking for an experienced Chef who can provide first class nutritional support to our Acton Park Nursery. Hungry Caterpillars is a dedicated, family led childcare provider, who believes in offering all of our staff a positive environment in which they can grow and develop.

Do you have:
 Relevant Food Hygiene / Nutrition qualification – level 2 as a minimum
 Previous experience of preparing a balanced and nutritious diet for children under 5 years
 A commitment to ensure all the children in the nursery care are suitably catered for in line with individual requirement such a religious, medical or preference.
 Sound knowledge of allergens and subsequent dietary allergy requirements
 Knowledge of ‘Safer Food Better Business’ including COSHH and HACCP.
 Good communication skills with the ability to work as part of the nursery team.

Are you able to:
 Assist with the nursery menu’s in line with the nursery and company requirements.
 To promote a safe environment for all users.
 To comply with all company policies and procedures including health and safety.
 To ensure kitchen records are kept up to date as required
 To attend meetings and courses as required.
 To positively and actively promote the setting.

Salary of £9.00 to £11.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

In return we offer
 Birthday off – in addition to statutory annual leave.
 Individual career progression and development opportunities.
 Employee of the month dedicated to your individual nursery.
 Annual ‘Superstars Awards Day’ celebrating both individual and team achievements
 50% off your childcare fees if your child attends any of our settings
 BUPA Health Care package, on completion of your probation period, which includes 1000’s of discounts from major retailers

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