Nursery chef/cook

Osborne Children's Nursery
Newport, Gwent
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Responsible for:

Catering for children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years.

Catering for special dietary requirements.

Catering for staff.

Kitchen cleanliness.

Completing all necessary documents in line with Health and Safety Guidelines.

Reporting any problems/concerns directly to Senior Management.

Main duties:

  • Under the supervision of management, order food.
  • Plan healthy menus.
  • Keep the kitchen are and all utensils/cooking implements meticulously clean under Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Complete relevant documents i.e. cleaning rotas, fridge/freezer temperatures, etc.
  • Rotate stock.
  • Cater for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.
  • Cater for any special dietary requirements.
  • Cater for staff meals as and when required.

Other duties will include:

  • Ensure all record keeping is accurate and up to date.
  • Participate in fire drills and make yourself aware of fire regulations.
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Deal with visitors as and when necessary in a professional manner.
  • Attend training events as requested.
  • To take personal responsibility for keeping up to date with the changes and developments in Health and Safety issues.
  • To adhere to and be aware of Health and Safety policies.
  • To work in a flexible capacity supporting other staff members.

Annual leave

  • Holiday entitlement already made prior to appointment will be honoured as long as the period taken is in ratio to the period of time remaining in the year.
  • Annual leave applicable to the post will consist of four weeks commencing 1st April to 31st March.
  • Bank holidays to be taken when they arise, but if a nursery trip has been arranged on this day you will be expected to attend.
  • Holidays are to be taken at a mutually convenient time and not around bank holidays. Holidays should be agreed with the nursery manager before booking for a holiday. You will turned down if that particular week has been booked by someone else.