Nursery CookChef job in Manchester at The Cheshire Day Nursery Thelwall

Nursery Cook/Chef

Company: the cheshire day nursery @ thelwall

Location: Warrington UK

Date Posted:Jan 13, 2018

 Purpose of the Job: To work as a member of the Nursery team and be directly responsible to the Nursery Manager/Nursery Proprietor who is responsible for the entire organisation within the Nursery. To prepare and provide all meals and snacks for all the children at the Nursery. Ensuring that all ages of children and any special dietary requirements are catered for. To devise a menu that is tasty, wholesome healthy and nutritious. To maintain hygiene standards and observe Health & Safety Policy. Main Duties and Responsibilities: 1.     To have a working knowledge and understanding of all the Nursery Policies. 2.     To have good working knowledge of the better food safer business and ensure it is adhered to. 3.     To have a full understanding of the staff Health & Safety Policy and to display a high awareness of safety standards at all times. 4.     To be responsible for the provision and preparation of food for all the children within the Nursery. 5.     To be responsible for providing any special dietary requirements other than Hilal, Kosher and full Organic meals.    6.     To maintain high standards of personal hygiene and to wear the uniform provided. Non slip shoes must also be worn. 7.     To be responsible for the ordering and stock control of, all the food necessary to maintain the menu.  8.     The kitchen must always be maintained to a high standard of cleanliness. This includes all equipment, dishes, storage areas and the fridge and freezer. A timetable should be devised for this. The floor must be mopped on daily basis. 9.     Routine temperature recordings must be made of the fridge, freezer and food samples. 10.  To be responsible for the production of the menu which will be a Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter menu 11.  To be responsible for the disposal of kitchen waste and associated debris.  12.  To be responsible for maintenance of all the kitchen appliances and communicate at the earliest opportunity if repairs or replacements are necessary. 13.  The above list is not exhaustive. The chef will perform such duties and be responsible to such persons as the Company may from time to time direct.   How to ApplyFollowing the correct procedure, as a childcare provider we must ensure that people looking after children are suitable to fulfil the requirements of their roles and understand their responsibilities. We have effective systems in place to ensure that all candidates applying for a position and any other person who is likely to have regular contact with children are suitable, prepared and ready to commence employment. To apply send:CV & cover letter explaining why you would like to work for The Cheshire Day Nursery Group.If successful you will be selected to take part in our interview process. Our interviews last for a minimum of three hours. A member of the management team will contact successful candidates to organise a date and time slot.Your interview checklist:Identification (passport, drivers licence, utility bill, birth certificate).Home Address (Other addresses you have lived at in the past 5 years)Contact Number(s) (siblings and partners for emergencies)Copies of your relevant Childcare certificates (level 3 diploma, foundation degree, full degree, QT, EYP etc.)Copies of your GCSE certificates (Maths & English grades C and above – essential to apply)Any copies of safeguarding/ child protection training and level.Two contacts and addresses for written references (one needs to be current employer)          The interviewThe interview is led by our Nursery Manager and supported by a senior member of the team. We will ask you questions on the following areas:Your history and experienceTraining and qualification(s)Knowledge and understanding of allergens and healthy diet This is an opportunity for us to ask you questions and also for you to question us. In the meantime, we ask that you familiarize yourself with the company by looking on our website or Facebook pages.If you have any urgent questions, please don't hesitate to contact a member of the Management team at the relevant nursery.*All job applications are subject to cleared suitability checks. (References & Enhanced DBS) View full job description
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