Nursery Cook

Pay £6,949 per year
Location 129 Exning Road, Newmarket CB8 0EL
Hours 15 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Deadline 7th May 2021
Interviews 13th May
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Job role


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

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.


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, all year round.

Salary and benefits


The salary for tis role is £6,949 per year, additional benefits we offer include:


  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holidays (Pro rata for part time staff)
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • 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 7 May 2021 with interviews to be arranged for 13 May 2021.


Contact us


If you would like to discuss this further, please contact; Jess Booth our Childcare Manager on 07395791487 /

Apply now


Please see the job description (158KB, PDF) and our application guidance (243KB, PDF).


Complete online application


We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form.

If you are having trouble completing your online job application please contact and a member of our HR Team will be able to assist you.

YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.