Nursery cook

RG41 3BP, Wokingham
06 Oct 2017
05 Dec 2017
Contract Type
1.To provide fresh, nutritious and well presented meals, suitable for children and babies, under the age of five, according to the current menus

2.To maintain a high standard of hygiene at all times and to follow infection / cross contamination control procedures

3.To constantly be aware of Special Dietary Needs ‑ referring to food allergies, food intolerances, cultural needs, vegetarian requirements and any other, according to the Special Dietary Needs form in the kitchen

4.To be aware of and carry out duties in connection with Health and Safety at work (e.g. Risk Assessments, COSHH, RIDDOR etc) and to update and manage the Safer Food, Better Business file daily

5.To follow standard food hygiene procedures (e.g. food temperature checks and monitoring; recording this daily).


1.To prepare a healthy morning snack for each of the nursery rooms, as required

2.To prepare a nutritious cooked lunch in line with the current menu, ensuring all children’s needs are met and to include suitable puréed food for babies

3.To prepare afternoon tea in line with the current menu

4.To ensure all areas of the kitchen are hygienically maintained at all times, in accordance with Health & Safety Regulations.

6.To ensure that equipment and materials (including the dishwasher, microwave, oven, fridges and freezers) are cleaned and everything is cleared away leaving the kitchen is neat and tidy at the end of the day in line with the daily and weekly cleaning checklist

7.To ensure that equipment is maintained in good order and that any faulty or potentially dangerous equipment is immediately removed and reported to the Nursery Management Team.

8.To ensure stocks in the dry store are rotated daily and stock is monitored and maintained through the weekly shopping order

9.To defrost fridges and freezers on a regular basis to maintain efficiency

Applicant must have a level2 Food hygiene Certificate

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