Kitchen Assistant – Camberwell Grove Nursery

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  • Full Time
  • SE5 8JU
  • Camberwell Grove
  • 40 hours per week

Job Details

  • Job Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: £17,825.64 - £18,428.88
  • Qualification: Basic Food Hygiene Qualification
  • Location: 195e Camberwell Grove Camberwell London SE5 8JU

Job Description

Camberwell Grove Nursery requires a kitchen assistant to help prepare nutritionally well- balanced meals. The kitchen assistant will have experience in a busy environment and understand importance of health and safety with particular knowledge of allergens and cross contamination. Following the lead of your chef, the role will involve general house keeping duties within the nursery to help maintain a safe and healthy environment.

Our nursery environment is one of excitement and curiosity and champ ions safe fit and healthy values, we encourage all our staff to engage with the children including some food-based activities that you may assist in with the Chef.

Job Requirements

  • A Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent hygiene practices
  • Be able to understand and put in practice actions relating to children’s dietary requirements and allergies
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team and on own initiative

Working at Camberwell Grove

• Number of Rooms: 3x baby rooms, 1 x Toddler, 1x Preschool.
• Total capacity of Nursery: 81 place Nursery
• Opening Times: 7.30am-6.30pm

Age Range: 0 - 5 years
OFSTED Rating: Awaiting Report


Staff Benefits

We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

• Make a difference to the children who need it the most
• Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector
• 50% off of childcare
• £750 refer a friend bonus
• Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period
• Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.
• 10% GLL Gym discount
• 7% employer contribution towards pension
• Guaranteed salary increases after probation
• Overtime pay
• Annual travel loan
• Free life assurance
• Access to our work life support services
• Flexible working
• Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Career Progression

At LEYF we aim to promote 50% of our leaders from within and nurture our staff to help them progress in their careers.

Each person who joins the LEYF family will work with their Manager to create a development plan. If you aspire to become a manager or you want to be the best you can be in your role, LEYF, using our coaching and mentoring approach, coupled with our famous LEYF Academy courses, will support your journey.


Address: 195e Camberwell Grove Camberwell London SE5 8JU

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