Careers at Diggle

Nursery Cook

Diggle Day Nursery is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Nursery Cook!

The position is for five days a week, Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 2.00pm.

Job Types: Permanent
Part-time hours: 25 per week
Salary: Above minimum wage, to be discussed at interview

This vacancy at minimum, requires a Basic Food Hygiene certification. The role will be 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 have the following?
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 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.
*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.
*Support and take account of the children’s/families cultural and religious backgrounds.
*To be responsible and oversee the laundry room and duties including washing and drying.
*Other kitchen duties such as washing up, general cleaning tasks and organisation within the kitchen.
*To be responsible for food stock and to make daily and weekly checks.
*To be responsible for the equipment used and replacement of this when necessary.
*To be responsible for any audits or inspections in the kitchen ensuring standards are always maintained.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to join the team please submit your C.V to or call us on 01457 877915

Qualified Nursery Practitioner

For more information please email your most up to date CV or requested an application form to