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Date Added: Fri 13/01/2023

School Cook / Chef

Watford, WD17, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, PartTime

Salary: £11 - £14/hour flexible schedule, fantastic team

School Chef / Cook


Up to £11 - 14 per hour

We are currently recruiting for a dedicated and experienced school chef to support the catering team in planning, organising and preparing healthy balanced diet meals for all of the children aged between 3 months - 5 years old. This can be either a full-time or part-time temporary position with a trusted nursery who are able to offer the successful candidate a fantastic working environment and flexible hours.

The Organisation

We've partnered with a highly regarded and successful nursery based in Hertfordshire who provide early years education to boys and girls. The school have outstanding feedback from parents in addition to very good rating from their most recent quality inspection and aim to continue safeguarding young children and supporting the local community.

Job Responsibilities

* Ensure that all food hygiene procedures and kitchen duties follow the environmental health guidelines.

* Order required supplies keeping to the agreed budget for the school's menu and taking in delivery of goods.

* Engaging with the children for cooking and food activities.

* To ensure all children with individual dietary requirements are catered for and their food is clearly labelled.

* Complete kitchen risk assessments and checks and the corresponding daily, weekly and monthly records.


The successful School Chef will:

* Hold Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (Level 2 minimum)

* Have previous catering experience

* Have knowledge of health and safety issues

* Possess strong knowledge and experience of food preparation for special dietary needs and allergies

* Previous experience working in a school/nursery environment is highly advantageous

SPARK Educare is a recruitment agency dedicated to driving standards and delivering an outstanding recruitment experience to clients and candidates alike. We encourage your application and endeavour to feedback within 24 hours. Please note that if you have not heard back within 7 working days, your application for this role has not been successful however we may still contact you in relation to similar positions.

All candidates must be able to demonstrate that they hold a relevant and valid work permit or visa to live and work in the UK
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