We have an opportunity for a Cook position at our Day Nursery in Lancaster. You will be solely responsible for providing healthy, diverse, and delicious meals for young children on a daily basis. Development of seasonal menus, allergy awareness and good food hygiene will all form part of your skills set, as well as dealing with suppliers and ordering on a daily and weekly basis.

The applicant will be required to work under own initiative, work well with the nursery manager and should be able to maintain the kitchen to a high standard.

Hours and Pay: 20 hours per week – £9.11 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To prepare, cook and serve healthy and nutritious meals and snacks appropriate for young children
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Maintain a clean working station whilst adhering to health & safety standards
  • Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift
  • Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards
  • Participate in general kitchen duties as required

What experience do we like you to have for this role?

  • Food Safety Level 2 qualification or above
  • Have knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations
  • Have a good understanding of food allergies, various dietary requirements and the ability to plan appropriate menus
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a flexible approach
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and have good time management skills

Why come to Nazareth Care Charitable Trust?

  • Induction and training provided
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Breaks
  • Free Parking
  • Long service recognition – Increased holiday entitlement

All offers of employment are subject to 2 satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your CV and application below.


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