Nursery Cook

Pay £5,601 per year
Location St Margaret’s Road, Lowestoft, NR32 4HW
Hours 15 hours per week – Monday to Friday (Term Time only)
Deadline 22nd April – noon
Interviews Week commencing 26th April
Job ref 210422

Job role


We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, excited and enthusiastic cook to join our busy Childcare provision in Lowestoft.

You will need to work with the cooks across our other Childcare sites to design a menu that is healthy, balanced and meets the dietary needs of the children and families who use our services.

You must be able to work under pressure, prioritise tasks and complete the necessary paperwork to a high standard. The role will also involve planning and delivering some children/parents cooking activities as required.


Skills and Experience


In summary, the successful applicant will have the following qualities:


  • Have an outstanding food hygiene knowledge and be able to apply this to your practice
  • Be able to work on your own initiative within time constraints
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be approachable and friendly
  • Able to receive feedback positively
  • Be fun and outgoing

Days and hours


This role is for 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday – Term Time only.

Salary and benefits


In return, we offer a salary of £5,601 per year. Additional benefits we offer include:


  • DBS Check Facilitated / Cost Paid
  • Induction programme and on the job training opportunities
  • Regular supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date


This vacancy closes on Thursday 22 April 2021 at Midday with interviews to be arranged for week commencing 26 April 2021.


Contact us


For further information, please contact: Bethany Nichols on 01502 585882, or via email on /

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