Nursery Cook

Job Title: Nursery Cook

Job Setting: Day Nursery / Nursery School

Job Role: Cook / Chef

Date Posted: 04 Sep 2018

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Rebecca Johnston

Job Reference: Cook daynurseries

Job Location: Manchester , Greater Manchester


Paintpots Day Nursery is situated in the heart of the city centre and is one of three Paint Pots nurseries in the North West. The nursery is a very well established setting in the community, and is currently operating at approximately between 60 children per day.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated member of staff who is looking for the opportunity to become a full time chef at our nursery in Newall Green, Wythenshawe.

The role of our chef would require someone who is a highly independent, organised and enthusiastic. Someone who has excellent time management and people skills, and can work under pressure in a busy thriving nursery.

Responsibilities of the role include:

*Maintaining high standards in regards food hygiene and in compliance to safer food better business.

*Keeping relevant and up to date records in compliance with safer food better business.

* Preparation and distribution of the 4 weekly menus, on a seasonal basis.

* Catering for any special dietary requirements.

*Maintenance food supplies and food storage.

*Liaising and sharing information with management in regards to food orders, supplies and stock take.

* Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and organisation in the kitchen and storage areas.

We are looking for a candidate that has the following:

  • Experience of working independently and providing meals for a large number.
  • The Ability to work with and to follow relevant policies and legislation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of special dietary needs
  • Experience of working under pressure and managing time in a fast pace environment
  • The ability to work within a budget.
  • Holding a current Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Willingness to develop own personal and professional practice and under go any additional training.


  • Experience of working independently and providing meals for a large number.
  • Holding a current Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
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