Job description

Our Chef Assistants take part in the preparation and service of all meals (lunch, snacks and tea).

As a LEYF Chef Assistant, you ensure safe food preparation and delivery of nutritionally well-balanced meals, as well as helping with general nursery housekeeping to maintain a safe and healthy environment for the children.

At LEYF, we give our Chef Assistants the opportunity to join our Chef Academy and train to become a LEYF Chef.

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

About the nursery

Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, Carlton Hill Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Maida Vale, close to Maida Vale and Kilburn Park underground stations. We’re based in a beautiful period building, with a spacious garden.

Our children might make wooden toys and props, cook in our home corner, take part in science experiments, climb trees, grow fruit and veg or spot insects in our ‘jungle’ and much more.

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Must be a UK resident or have Leave to Remain in the UK. LEYF cannot sponsor Work Visas at this time.
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