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Qualified Cook - M24

Salary: £9.20 Per Hour

Part Time
Location: Fisherfield Childcare, The School House Nursery, Middleton, M24 6DU
Hours: 25 Hours Monday to Friday (8.00am - 1.00pm)

We have a vacancy for an inspired, experienced, qualified cook to join our Fisherfield Childcare team at our School House Nursery, Long Street, Middleton, M24 6DU.

Working 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 1.00pm on a permanent basis. Salary is £9.20 per hour.

This vacancy, at minimum, requires a Basic Food Hygiene certification.

This involves catering for a large number of young children with various dietary requirements and of various ages, from three months old up to five years old.

Do you enjoy cooking?

Have you:

  • Relevant food hygiene qualifications.
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of food handling policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the requirements of environmental health audits.
  • A relevant and up to date First Aid qualification (training is provided).
  • A professional attitude at all times & clear communication skills.
  • A flexible approach to your work and a 'can do' attitude.

Are you inspired to:

  • Plan, prepare and cook meals that constitute a healthy balanced diet for children aged between 3 months and 5 years old.
  • Provide a catering service which meets all health & safety standards, the requirements of the setting and the needs of the children and families who attend.
  • Produce healthy weekly menus that link to the seasons.
  • Ensure you maintain all health & safety standards in your kitchen and inform the management of any concerns regarding these areas.
  • Be constantly aware of the dietary needs of all the children in the setting.
  • Have the child's interest and wellbeing in mind ensuring at all times that you meet the individual needs of the children.
  • Support and take account of the children's/families cultural and religious backgrounds.
  • Follow the settings weaning procedures.
  • Work alongside the nursery teams to support cooking activities with the children within the setting.
  • Include within menus, foods to support and reflect celebrations and festivities.


  • Ongoing training opportunities provided.
  • On completion of probation, option to join medical insurance scheme.
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) pro-rata basis where applicable.
  • Wellbeing courses available to all employees.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to join the team, please submit your C.V. in application.

More Information

Contact: Paula Farthing
Fisherfield Childcare
The School House Nursery
Long Street
M24 6DU

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