15 Apr, 2019

Kitchen Assistant - Dalston

  • Zeeba Daycare Dalston
  • Dalston, London, UK
Full time Kitchen Staff

Job Details

Kitchen Assistant 


Zebu Daycare Dalston is looking for a Kitchen Assistant to join our friendly and happy team.

Role Overview

  • 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
  • Christmas closure
  • 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
  • Pension scheme
  • Supportive management team - "Open Door Policy"
  • Uniform provided


This position is a full-time position and salary is dependent on experience and suitability of the successful candidate.

Zebu Daycare Dalston 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.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • 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

 Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience of working in a childcare setting
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and first aid.

Setting Type

Private Day Nursery  

Recruiter Type

Direct Employer

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