Nursery Chef- Henry Fawcett Nursery & Pre-school

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  • Full Time
  • SE11 5BZ
  • Henry Fawcett Nursery and Pre-School
  • 8:30am-5:30pm (40 hours a week)

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 1 month ago
  • Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm (40 hours a week)
  • Salary: £23,000- £24,000 (dependent on qualification)
  • Qualification: Unqualified or above
  • Location: Clayton Street
    London
    SE11 5BZ
  • Bus Routes: 3, 59, 159, 155, 333
  • Stations: Oval, Kennington, Vauxhall

Job Description

We are seeking a Nursery Chef to join a tight-knit team in Henry Fawcett Nursery (Lambeth). Our Chef supply the children with healthy and nutritious meals and snacks throughout the day.

We are currently looking for ambitious, hard-working chefs to work from 8:30-5:30 pm Monday-Friday. You will be working at 2 sites, starting the day at Stockwell Gardens Nursery where you will cook for Henry Fawcett (taken by taxi to the nursery).

 

Job Requirements

  • Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Good hygiene practices
  • Ability to assess all stages of the food preparation process in accordance with HACCP
  • Children’s dietary requirements (Understand the importance of following the guidelines within the Healthy eating and Allergy Policies).
  • Experience in a busy kitchen
  • A positive and proactive attitude to work

Working at Henry Fawcett Nursery and Pre-School

  • New manager who believes in LEYF ethos
  • Strong, stable confident team who are very creative
  • Willingness to try new experiences for the children

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Good

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Staff Benefits

We know it's our team that makes LEYF great. When you join us as a permanent member of staff, you will enjoy many benefits:

• Pay competitive with the sector
• 50% discount on nursery fees (pro-rata)
• 7% pension contribution
• A minimum of 23 days’ annual leave per year (up to 36 days) including 8 Bank Holidays, plus 3 days over Christmas
• Sick pay entitlement (after 6 months’ service)

• Paid overtime
• Refer a friend bonus (up to £550)
• Maternity, paternity & shared parental leave entitlement (after 2 years’ service)
• Up to 5 days' special leave entitlement
• Access to LEYF’s training academy and MY LEYF online learning platform - 8 days’ paid training per year
• 10% GLL gym discount
• Tea and coffee
• MY LEYF modules on meditation, mindfulness and mental wellbeing
• Employee Assistance Programme; support and counselling and advice on financial and legal issues
• Eligibility for a hardship fund grant 

• Season pass loan

• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounts on shopping with Employee Purchase Programme
• Invitations to LEYF social events - Summer Conference, BBQ, Christmas Party, Awards.

Career Progression

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

● Pay and conditions above the national average in the nursery sector
● A nurturing, fun and value-led working environment
● An award-winning staff training and development programme
● The opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives

Right to work in the United Kingdom

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Location

Address: Clayton Street
London
SE11 5BZ

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