Nursery Cook Job In Croydon

Nursery Cook


  • £9.5 - £10.5 per hour
  • Posted: 13/09/2019
  • Croydon
  • Job Ref: 582101201
  • Permanent

Job Details

Pertemps are looking for an experienced Cook to work in a large nursery catering up to 60 children based in Croydon. This is a full time position Monday to Friday 35 hours a week( 7 hours a day) usually worked from 9am until 5pm.

As well as a main cooked meal at lunchtime, a tea meal and snacks are also provided for the children.

A basic Food Hygiene certificate is essential. First aid, Safeguarding, NVQ in Catering and Hospitality is desirable.

Main Duties:

  • Work in conjunction with the Nursery Manager, to be responsible for the running of the kitchen.
  • To keep up to date with the changing requirements of the Environmental Health Authority.
  • To provide lunch for a handful of staff members.
  • Keep records of menus, fridge temperature, hazard assessments and cleaning schedules.
  • To provide a healthy balanced diet for all children, including those with special dietary requirements.
  • To maintain high standards of hygiene practices and procedures.
  • To order and purchase provisions within a set budget provided.
Experience and Skills:
  • Cleaning skills, including washing up and general kitchen cleaning routines.
  • Previous catering experience, including cooking nutritious meals.
  • Knowledge of food safety requirements, nutrition and allergens
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