Nursery Chef – Pembury Nursery & Pre-school

Back to jobs Apply now
  • Full Time
  • E5 8LU
  • Pembury Nursery and Pre-School
  • 40 Hours

Sorry, we are no longer taking applications for this job

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 Hours
  • Salary: £20,404.80- £23,004.84
  • Qualification: Food Hygiene level 2
  • Location: 15 Pembury Road
    Pembury Estate
    E5 8LU
  • Bus Routes: 30, 38, 55, 56, 106, 253, 254, 276
  • Stations: Hackney Downs, Hackney Central

Job Description

We are looking for a Nursery Chef for our Pembury 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 Pembury Nursery and Pre-School

1 large Baby Room and 1 ‘2-5s’ Room

71 place Nursery

Opening Times: 8:00pm -6:00pm

Each room leads into separate garden space with play equipment

Outstanding Nursery with Friendly and caring staff

Good transport links from the city.

Age Range: Birth-5 years
OFSTED Rating: Outstanding

Apply Now

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.

Right to work in the United Kingdom

Non-UK citizens must apply for and gain a Visa and Work Permit before applying to work in the UK.


Address: 15 Pembury Road
Pembury Estate
E5 8LU

Get Directions

We are no longer taking applications for this job

Back to jobs