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Qualified Cook - OL11

Salary: £9.20 Per Hour

Part Time
Location: Fisherfield Childcare, Sandbrook Park Nursery, Rochdale, OL11 1SA
Hours: 20 Hours Monday to Friday (8.30am - 12.30pm)

We have a vacancy for an inspired, experienced, qualified cook to join our Fisherfield Childcare team at our Sandbrook Park Nursery, Rochdale, OL11 1SA.

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

This involves catering for a 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 & 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
Derby Street Nursery
OL10 4QJ

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