Nursery Cook

Job details
Posting date: 22 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Company pension. employee discount
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 May 2021
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
Company: Kids Planet Day Nurseries Limited
Job type: Permanent
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Kids Planet Day Nurseries provides the highest standard of nursery care and education in each of our 59 settings within a unique environment in which children are actively encouraged to explore, learn and interact with others.

We are looking for a highly dedicated individual who is looking for the opportunity to be our Nursery Chef based at our Davenport Nursery. This role would suit a highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual. A natural leader that possesses excellent time management and people skills. Our nursery is a lively setting with lots of creativity and has a team who are dedicated to the care of children.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Preparation of weekly menu’s with the Cook.
Catering for all children, inclusive of any special dietary requirements.
Maintenance of adequate food supplies in appropriate storage conditions.
Ordering of all food and maintaining monthly records for stocktaking purposes.
Ensure that the kitchen is kept, clean, tidy and that all appropriate measures are taken to ensure the highest standards of hygiene are maintained.
Preparation of food.
Encouraging a well-balanced and health diet.
The ideal applicant:

Must hold a recognised Catering qualification.
Catering experience, preferably in a similar environment.
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
Knowledge of food preparation for special dietary needs
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure
Health & Safety knowledge.
First Aid Certificate.
This recruitment opportunity offers the successful candidate a competitive salary whilst working within a highly successful and professional team.

Kids Planet is committed to equal opportunities for all. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our staff and children. Applications are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. In addition, Kids Planet recognises that Men are extremely poorly represented in the Early Years Industry making up just 3% of the total nationally and same proportion within Kids Planet. For 2021 we are proud to announce that we are working in collaboration with the Fatherhood Institute to combat this and actively encourage applications from men for our childcare roles.

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