Nursery Cook

Full Time Permanent

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Cook, Catering Assistant. Wallasey, CH45 5HU

We are recruiting a cook, someone who enjoys home cooking to join a Nursery based in Wallasey.

You will:

Offer healthy and nutritious meals
Create a varied and balanced menu, understanding and adapting to suit individual children's dietary needs
Work with the children once or twice a week in the preparation of a meal or a pudding, devising or refining menus
Support the children in identifying where foods come from- you could also support the growing plots at the nursery and use some of this in their food prep, again supported by the children
Be aware of health and safety practices, following the kitchen cleaning schedule, completing the safer food better business books
working with and support food safety inspections
Supporting and participating in all areas of nursery life as an early year's practitioner. As a ratioed member of the nursery team and have the flexibility to be called upon in times of need
Preparing and delivering the children's main meal at a lunch time and preparing snacks and teas
ICT skills to complete food ordering on a week-to-week basis, organising milk orders and completing numbers and adjusting when needed.
Taking delivery of foods and putting it away in a timely manner Required Qualifications:

Experience and Knowledge or a qualification in early years
Food hygiene qualification
Knowledge on dietary needs and how adaptations can be made
Knowledge of the EYFS and of high-quality early years practice including statutory requirements
Experience in working with food and / or nutrition
A high level of organisation and timekeeping
Effective communication skills
A passionate belief and identification of the importance of a healthy balanced diet
Interest in gardening and support growth of our own actual ingredients!!!!Hours: 9.30-12.30/1.30, 5 days a week

Pay: Up to £10 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications

A wide range of benefits which include…

28 Days Paid Holiday
Own Parking Space
Childcare Discount
First Aid Qualification
Pension Scheme
Perk box benefits
Company events
Wellness programme

If you would like to know more or are applying for a job through us. Please do not hesitate to contact A&C Recruitment on (phone number removed), quoting Reference AC2521 and ask for Lucy

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