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Grace’s Manor House

Nursery Chef

  • Reporting to: Nursery Manager

  • Hours of duty: 40 hours a week

Main duties & tasks

  • Cooking and preparing healthy and nutritious food in accordance with Grace’s Day Nursery menus.
  • Consult with the Nursery Manager regarding weekly menus.

  • Ensure that adequate supplies of food are stored in appropriate conditions.

  • To order weekly supply lists.

  • To be responsible for keeping the kitchen and all equipment clean and tidy.

  • To observe high standards of food hygiene during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.

  • To be responsible for cleaning and defrosting fridge and freezers as necessary.

  • To participate in cooking activities with the children in agreement with Lead Practitioners.

  • To ensure that all safeguarding procedures are implemented at all times and carried out effectively with support.

  • To attend internal and external training as requested.

  • To be responsible for own professional development.

  • To attend monthly team meetings/training out of nursery hours as requested.

  • To liaise with external professionals, for example environmental health, where necessary.

  • To work as part of a team and support colleagues.

  • To liaise with your Line Manager

  • To undertake other reasonable duties as required by your Line Manager.

Main responsibilities

  • To provide healthy and nutritious food for all children in accordance with the Food Trust guidance
  • and in a way that supports the beliefs of Grace’s Day Nursery.
  • To work in partnership with parents.
  • To ensure the well -being of every child in Grace’s Day Nursery.
  • To follow all policies and procedures of Grace’s Day Nursery.
  • To work effectively as part of a team in a way that is consistent with the business values.
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • To support the implementation of Grace’s Day Nursery competency standards

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