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Kitchen Assistant

£18,000 to £19,000
Job Type
29 Jan 2020
We are currently recruiting for a passionate Kitchen Assistant to join our wonderful Kew Day Nursery and Preschool.

Kew Day Nursery and Preschool has good transport links with bus stops a two minute walk and the Mortlake station which is a 15 minute walk

This is a permanent role working Monday to Friday 11am till 5pm.

As a Kitchen Assistant working with us, you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development as well as a caring and passionate place to work.

Duties Include:

* Keep the kitchen a clean and safe environment adhering to internal and external requirements.

* Encourage and model behaviour which is appropriate in a child environment being professional at all times.

* To make sure you meet the legal and company requirements for fire, safety, health & hygiene at all items and necessary paperwork is completed.

* To support the preparation and cooking enough age appropriate food for all the children on a daily basis with minimum wastage.

* Take responsibility to make sure all dietary requirements are catered for and clearly communicated to the teams.

* To respond appropriately to issues requiring confidentiality: for example being aware of personal information regarding children.

* Support, promote and implement policies and procedures.

* Work in co-operation and partnership with the Cook, Nursery team and parents to encourage a healthy and nutritious diet.

* Support the Cook to ensure budgetary requirements are met. Use nominated suppliers and ensure all deliveries are accurate and paperwork is kept up to date.

* Support with other activities with the nursery e.g. BBQ's, Fetes, Staff meetings, children's cookery clubs In the absence of the Cook, be responsible for the safe running of the kitchen.

Qualifications Essential:

* Food Safety CIEH L2 or above or equivalent - this must be passed on day 1 in post.

We look forward to receiving your application
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  • Job Reference: 134625357-2
  • Date Posted: 29 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Bright Horizons
    Bright Horizons
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £18,000 to £19,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £18000 - £19000/annum
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent