Job Vacancies

Details of our current vacancies are shown below.

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Cook - Urgently Required!!

Due to our continued growth, we are looking to appoint an experienced Cook to join our dedicated and friendly catering team.

This role involves supporting the Nursery’s full time Head Chef to prepare and cook meals, as well as maintaining our 5* Food Hygiene rating.  As part of your role, you must have the ability to cover for our Head Chef during periods of absence.

This role is part time, working 27.5 hours per week, 9 am – 3pm (to include a 30 minute lunch break), Monday – Friday, all year round (a Term Time Only contract may be considered for the right applicant).

Contract Type:        Part-time, fixed term for 1 year
Salary Details:         £16,905 (FTE) - £12,564 Actual Salary
Location:                 Haven Nursery School, Gosport

At Haven, we offer a fantastic benefits package including:
  *Excellent rates of pay (up to £17,148 FTE salary, based on experience and qualifications)
  *Generous Annual Leave entitlement
  *DBS check provided
  *Support for qualifications
  *New uniform provided
  *Hampshire Employees benefit package including pension
  *Lovely children and a dedicated, inspiring team

- To support/assist the Head Chef in ensuring a high standard of catering with all food being prepared for the children by following the policies, procedures, legislative guidelines and relevant instructions as set out by the Nursery
- To be able to solely run the kitchen in absence of the Head Chef
- To complete advanced Food Hygiene Certificate.

Requirements of Cook Role:
  *Great understanding of the importance of health and hygiene
  *Experience in a busy kitchen environment (nursery or school setting desirable)
  *Clear DBS
  *Understanding of catering for special diets, allergies and intolerances
  *Strong communication skills: written and verbal
  *Good timekeeping and organisational skills with an enthusiastic, flexible, can do attitude

Required experience:
  *Catering for large numbers:1 year minimum
  *Experience in a school environment:Desired

∞ The closing date for applications is Friday 25th January 2019 at noon ∞

Hampshire County Council Terms and Conditions apply, including the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

How to apply
Please complete the Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form and return before the closing date to Haven (either by email to [email protected], post or in person).

Support Staff Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form
Haven Nursery School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.