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
  • A positive and proactive attitude to work

About the nursery

Rated Good by Ofsted, Henry Fawcett Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Kennington, near Oval tube. We’re a light, airy nursery, with separate areas for each age group and a large garden.

Our children have so many activities to try, including sensory ice play, woodwork, making lava lamps, obstacle courses, drag queen storytime and more! They love to get out and about too, visiting the local shops and nearby care home.

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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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