St Ives Nursery is looking for a Kitchen Assistant to join our friendly and happy team.
A supportive role to ensure the smooth running of the Nursery kitchen
To support the Nursery Chef in providing a nutritious and well-balanced diet for the children and ensuring children’s dietary needs, particularly serious allergies, are met.
To cook Nursery meals and manage the weekly food ordering and stock rotation/control in the absence of the Nursery Chef
To maintain high standards of hygiene.
To adhere to food hygiene policies, standard operating processes and legislation.
Room cover where necessary
Excellent base salary
Reward and recognition bonus scheme – potential £1,000 termly bonus
Funded training courses and studies
Paid time for parents' evenings and staff meetings/key persons meetings
Career progression and promotion opportunities
Enhanced DBS check and Capita annual renewal service paid for
Employee of the Month
Staff discount for childcare
Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy"
This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate.
St Ives Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring checks will be required.
A positive attitude
A team player
Effective communication skills
Knowledge of basic health and safety and food safety
Willingness to undertake further training as required
Ability to undertake all physical aspects of the position Adept at dealing with stress
Previous experience in a similar role
Previous experience of working in a childcare setting
St Ives Nursery is a private day care nursery located in the centre of St Ives, conveniently placed close to both the A14 for access to Cambridge and easy rail links for commuters into London. Our beautiful converted Victorian house and garden allow us to foster our ethos of providing our children with a ‘home from home’ environment.
We are open full-time from 7:30am – 6:00pm, caring for children from 3 months to 5 years.
Our philosophy is that every child we care for deserves a calm, caring, safe and stimulating environment in which to learn.
We adhere to the strict standards set by Ofsted working within the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) curriculum.