Nursery Chef – Brixton Nursery & Pre-school

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  • Full Time
  • SW9 8QQ
  • Brixton Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours

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Job Details

  • Job Posted: 4 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours
  • Salary: £22,400- £22,400
  • Qualification: Food Hygiene level 2
  • Location: 27 Brixton Station Road,
    SW9 8QQ
  • Bus Routes: 2, 3, 159
  • Stations: Brixton (underground and National Rail)

Job Description

We are looking for a Nursery Chef for our Brixton Nursery to work (8-5pm). Our Chefs are responsible for providing healthy and tasty meals for our young children. We are looking for a Chef with a passion for planning and preparing nutritionally well-balanced meals, whilst following the LEYF ‘Healthy Eating’ and ‘Allergy’ Policy. Our new Chef will be undertaking general housekeeping duties for the nursery and assist the team in maintaining a safe environment for our children.


Job Requirements

Food Hygiene level 2 or equivalent

Good hygiene practices

Ability to assess all stages of the food preparation process in accordance with HACCP

Knowledge of children’s dietary requirements

Working effectively as part of a team

Work within the budget and keeping neat and accurate records of purchases and money spent

Experience of Preparing/cooking food in a childcare setting is highly desirable but not essential

Working at Brixton Nursery and Pre-School

  • The Nursery consists of a baby, toddler and preschool room Total capacity of Nursery: 40Regular excursions that involve the local community Opening times: 8am – 6pm

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

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Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

• 50% off of childcare
• Refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Salary increase after probation
• Overtime pay
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• Free life assurance
• Employee Assistance Programme

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.




Address: 27 Brixton Station Road,

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