Nursery Chef

Busy Bees Nurseries
Chingford, London
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Busy Bees are looking for exceptional people who are totally committed to childcare

Post:  Nursery Chef

Location: Chingford

Contract: Full Time Temporary - 6 week cover position

Salary:  £18,116 to £25,168 per annum (subject to qualifications and experience)

Our Busy Bees Nursery in Chingford is looking for a Nursery Chef. Our Nursery Chef is responsible for ensuring the children experience a variety of healthy balanced and nutritious foods throughout the day.

Busy Bees is the largest and most established childcare provider in the UK who is totally committed to delivering high quality childcare. We recognise that our staff are our most valuable asset in ensuring that the children in our care achieve the very best outcomes.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provide healthy balanced,  nutritious freshly prepared meals and snacks in line with food safety regulations and Busy Bees best practice guidelines.
  • Organise, lead and motivate the catering team
  • Be involved in the adhering to budgets and financial targets and forecasts according to actual attendance
  • Maintain stock levels and ordering new supplies
  • Maintain high hygiene standards in the kitchen, including regular high and low level cleaning of surfaces and equipment

The skills set & experience:

  • Food Safety Level 2
  • Experience in a supervisory role in a large catering operation which prepares meals with fresh ingredients (12 minimum)
  • Good communication, organisational skills
  • High Standards of personal hygiene

What we offer:

  • Childcare provision with substantial discounts
  • An Investor In People Silver organisation, committed to your career development
  • Excellent in-house training and career progression opportunities
  • Retail Discounts Scheme e.g.  Sainsbury’s, Mark & Spencer, Odeon, Gym membership and many more including cash back facilities
  • A confidential employee assistance programme to assist all staff where they may benefit from having access to a sensitive ear
  • Provision of pension scheme auto enrolment
  • First DBS paid for

Should this post be of interest to you, please contact us straight away; we look forward to hearing from you!