Nursery Kitchen Assistant

Job description:

KITCHEN ASSISTANT

Location: Tops Wareham, Wareham, Dorset

Pay rate: Up to £11.45 per hour 

Contracted Hours: 15 hours per week/Part time

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday

ABOUT THE ROLE

Our Kitchen assistant’s help to produce high standards of meals and food following the company ethos, in line with seasonal availability, financial budgets and reducing carbon footprint/sustainable purchasing. Keen to work within a team and understand other people’s needs. Will follow all systems set by Tops including recipes, allergens, and label procedures and will assist in achieving food budgets.

In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who work in our Nurseries.

Tops Wareham Nursery is a 47 place Day Nursery & Pre-School situated in Wareham. The nursery run several extra-curricular activities including cooking school, Boogie Mites, yoga, tooth brushing, football fun and much more!  We’re rated 9.2 by daynurseries.co.uk and graded GOOD by OFSTED.

AND IN RETURN

Tops Day Nurseries believe in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible world for all. We aim to achieve this through educating the children of today, so that they, in turn, can influence the way future generations live.

We’re also an Employee-Owned Company and have adopted the Employee-Owned Trust (EOT) meaning each and every one of our colleagues/partners are co-owners of our company.  This means that as the company grows and succeeds, so do you. Our collective efforts will directly contribute to the success and sustainability of our business, with the opportunity for all partners to receive an annual bonus from our profit shares.

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:

  • 29 days holiday (Full time otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development

ABOUT YOU

Some of the primary skills we are looking for will be someone will include;

  • Assist the Nursery Cook to provide enjoyable meals for children.
  • Work with the Nursery Cook to ensure food is purchased in good time and within budget.
  • Provide a safe environment within the kitchen.
  • Keep the kitchen clean and tidy (cupboards kept clean, fridge/freezer defrosted regularly, oven cleaned regularly)
  • Ensure meals are served appropriately and ready on time.
  • Involve yourself as a leading team member of food hygiene team, to ensure that all aspects of food hygiene law adhered to.
  • To be committed to the safeguarding of all children in the nursery.

If you think you have the right skills and attitude to deliver the highest quality of care and engagement for our children as a Kitchen Assistant within one of our Nurseries, then you could be the next to join us. So apply today and get your career started with us!

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks. This role involves regulated activity with children. You should not apply if you are on the Childrens’ Barred List.

 

 

 

 

Benefits

  • 29 days holiday (Full time otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development

Rate

Up to £11.45 per hour 

Location

Wareham
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Job type

  • Part Time
  • Permanent

Hours

15

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Location

Wareham
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Job type

  • Part Time
  • Permanent

Hours

15

Rate

Up to £11.45 per hour 

Download our CV template

Download CV Template (.doc, 33.00 KB)

Benefits

  • 29 days holiday (Full time otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Access to our reward and recognition platform, Each Person, including exclusive deals and discounts, up to 40% off cinema, Diesel Savings Card and cashback on your favourite supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development

Date posted

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