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Haven is an expanding Hampshire Maintained Nursery and Daycare Centre. Due to continued growth within our nurseries and our continuous ‘outstanding’ Ofsted, we are looking to appoint an experienced Cook to join our outstanding and friendly team at our beautiful nursery in Gosport.
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 on their holiday periods – which may include school holidays.
This role is part time, working 27.5 hours per week, 9 am – 3pm (to include a 30 minute lunch break), Monday – Friday, term time only (39 weeks per academic year).  *With the exception of covering school holidays if Head Chef has booked annual leave at this time.
Contract Type:         Part-time, fixed term for 1 year
Salary Details:         £16,905 (FTE) - £10,747 Actual.
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)
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 through following the policies, procedures, legislative guidelines and relevant instructions as set out by the Nursery.
- To be able to solely run the kitchen when Head Chef is on holidays
- 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 settings 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 30th November 2018 at noon ∞

Hampshire County Council Terms and Conditions apply, including the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
For more information or to apply, please see our website or call into reception and request an application pack.

Support Staff Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form



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.