Nursery Chef Vacancy at Busy Bees Milton Keynes Oldbrook
Working Monday to Friday only, no evenings or Weekends! 37.5 hours a week.
Busy Bees is the UK's largest childcare company who are committed to providing the best start in life for every child. Our staff are our most valuable asset to ensure we deliver high quality childcare and exciting opportunities for learning that gives every child a head start. We can't do this without you, so we're looking for a Nursery Chef to join us at our nursery in Milton Keynes Oldbrook. You will be responsible for ensuring the children experience a variety of healthy balanced and nutritious foods throughout the day.
About our Milton Keynes Oldbrook Nursery
Busy Bees Day Nursery at Oldbrook in Milton Keynes is a large, purpose built nursery situated close to the local amenities, Central Milton Keynes and the train station. The nursery is open from 7:30 am - 6:00pm each day with the option of parent picking up between 6:00pm - 6:30pm, at an additional charge.
In the Busy Bees Annual Awards Oldbrook received the 'Team of the Year' for going above and beyond, and demonstrating that every child is at the heart of what we do. We also have awards for 'Nursery of the Year'.
Key responsibilities: * Provide healthy balanced, nutritious freshly prepared meals and snacks in line with food safety regulations and Busy Bees best practice guidelines. * Organise, lead and motivate the catering team * Be involved in the adhering to budgets and financial targets and forecasts according to actual attendance * Maintain stock levels and ordering new supplies * Maintain high hygiene standards in the kitchen, including regular high and low level cleaning of surfaces and equipment
We offer a fantastic package a Nursery Chef: * Enhanced holiday entitlement that increases with service * Childcare provision with substantial childcare discounts * Excellent in-house training and career progression opportunities * Opportunity to gain further qualifications via BB Training Academy * Retail Discounts Scheme via an online benefits portal e.g. Sainsbury's, Mark & Spencer, Odeon, Gym membership and many more including cash back facilities * A confidential employee assistance programme to assist all staff where they may benefit from having access to a sensitive ear * Provision of pension scheme auto enrolment
You need: * Food Safety or Hygiene Level 2 (Desirable) * Experience within a large catering operation which prepares meals with fresh ingredients (12 minimum) * Good communication, organisational skills * High Standards of personal hygiene
All positions are subject to an enhanced DBS Check