About The Role
The Alliance is a leading early years Charity and the largest voluntary sector provider of childcare services. We have an opportunity for a flexible relief cook at Langley Mill Childcare based in Langley Mill, Derbyshire. The nursery is part of a group of full daycare nurseries that provides childcare and support for young children and their families and works in partnership with Derbyshire County Council and the Department of Education. 
Vacancy overview:
  • We are looking to establish a list of approved flexible staff for our nursery. Flexible staff will be called upon to cover staff shortages when they arise, although there are no guarantee hours of work.
Job Purpose: 
To order, prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals that meet the dietary needs for all attending the setting including consideration of allergy risks.
Main Duties:
  • To prepare and cook nutritionally balanced meals appropriate for under fives in accordance with the Alliance’s nutritional guidance for the under fives and 10 Healthy steps for Toddlers.

  • To contribute ideas and organise menu planning ensuring the children receive a healthy nutritionally balanced, multi-cultural diet.

  • To maintain a safe, clean and healthy kitchen and food storage environment

  • To observe and regulate kitchen stock control and collate food purchasing orders as appropriate including online ordering.

  • To maintain accurate records regarding temperature controls etc. 

Essential Criteria:
  • A current Food Hygiene Certificate.

  • A current First Aid Certificate.

  • An awareness of food allergies.

  • Proven experience and ability to organise, plan menus and cook nutritionally balanced meals for babies and small children who have different dietary needs.

  • Knowledge and awareness of Health and Safety issues including COSHH
All posts are on an as and when required basis. 
Closing Date: Friday 29th March 2019
Interview Date: Friday 12th April 2019