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, Stockwell Gardens Nursery and Pre-School provides Early Years education and care to children from birth to 5 years old.

You can find us in Stockwell, just seconds from Stockwell underground station. Our nursery is light and spacious, with separate rooms for different age groups. We also have a sensory room, a soft play room and a large garden.

The children enjoy many different activities, from construction to science experiments, creating small world dolls’ houses and farms, yoga and gardening.

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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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