Housekeeper / Kitchen Assistant

Recruiter
VD Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
30 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VD Nurseries & Preschools is a leading and growing group of independent Montessori nurseries and preschools in London. We are currently recruiting at our Hanwell Day Nursery & Preschool for an efficient Housekeeper / Kitchen Assistant.
We are looking for a friendly person with flexible approach. The individual must be highly motivated and have a positive attitude towards working with children.
You will be joining a 92 place ‘Good’ Ofsted Rated nursery at Hanwell W7 location. This is a full time permanent role with a fixed shift of 9am – 6pm Monday – Friday.
Salary Offered – 16,200 – 17,000
Duties & Responsibilities :
* Working in partnership with the Nursery team to ensure that high standards of cleanliness are maintained.
* Maintaining a clean and safe environment for all children and staff throughout the day.
* Carry out regular checks for stock supplies and order replacement of supplies as needed.
* Notifying the Nursery Manager when any equipment needs repair.
* Maintain regular laundry routines.
* Ensure bathrooms are kept fully supplied at all times.
* Assisting the Nursery Chef with snacks, lunch and tea preparation and helping to serve them.
* Clearing away after meals and snacks.
* Ensuring a clean garden area and maintaining the plants.
* Helping children to develop good hygiene routines.
* Adhering to Nursery policies and procedures particularly health and safety, safeguarding and COSHH.
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:
* Level 2 qualification in Housekeeping.
* Health & Safety Certificate.
* Previous experience in a similar role.
* The ability to order correct amounts of stock supplies.
* Ability to work as part of a team and own initiative.
* Ability to manage own time and prioritise tasks.
* Fluent English.
Staff Benefits Package:
* Half day off on your birthday
* Funded training courses to develop your career
* Financial support towards further qualifications
* Career progression and promotion opportunities
* Health care benefits including optical, dental, chiropody and therapy (physio and osteo)
* Westfield Rewards - Exclusive special offers and discounts from more than 450 High Street and online retailers
* Free 24 hours counselling and advice line on wide range of issues
* Ofsted "Outstanding" outcome - "M&S gift voucher" for each staff
* Staff discount for childcare
* Pension Scheme
* Introduce a friend and earn a "M&S gift voucher"
The positions are subject to an Enhanced DBS certificate and references.
If you have the relevant experience & qualification and would like to be a part of a progressive team please send your cv

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