Oranges & Lemons Nurseries
January 3, 2019
Dundee, United Kingdom
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We are currently recruiting for an experienced Nursery Chef to join us at Oranges & Lemons Nursery, Belsize on a full-time basis.

We consider this role to be of key importance in meeting our aims of health promotion and infection control.

Essential Requirements:

  • To hold a certificate in Food Hygiene.
  • Certificates in catering will be an advantage.
  • To complete a PVG check.
  • To be able to work as part of a team.
  • To maintain confidentiality in respect of any information about children, staff or parents and families.
  • To have loyal working practices for the nursery and to work as a member of any team within the organisation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To prepare lunches, suitable for children from birth – 5 years, following nursery menu and catering for special dietary requirements.
  • To maintain levels of stock appropriate for menu requirements.
  • To assist with distribution and portion control and promotion of healthy eating.
  • To follow and maintain the budget as set out by the Nursery Manager.
  • To maintain a high standard of personal hygiene including a neat and tidy appearance, perspiration control and removing all nail polish and jewelry.
  • To cook and store foods with a high standard of hygiene.
  • To wear appropriate protective clothing whilst in the kitchen. This clothing should not be worn outside the kitchen at any time.
  • To correctly store and label all foods fresh or frozen.
  • To safely dispose of all kitchen waste and to maintain the cleanliness of all bins for foodstuffs.
  • To maintain safely all kitchen equipment including the cleaning and washing of crockery and cutlery.
  • To ensure that the nursery staff follows good levels of hygiene whilst in the kitchen by wearing protective clothing and strictly observing hand washing routines.
  • To maintain records required by law for Temperatures (CookSafe, Setting the Table) and COSHH.

To apply please click the link below, or email your CV and a covering letter to Ashley at :

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