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Part-time/Full-time Kitchen Assistant

Reigate, Surrey


We are a lively Reigate nursery searching for a home cook that can transfer their skills to our kitchen, helping to organise mealtimes and cook delicious food.

Essential duties will include:

  • Assisting with the daily running of the kitchen

  • Responsibility of stock, safe food storage, ordering and budgeting weekly

  • Accurate record keeping

  • Supporting with the cleaning and servicing of the kitchen and equipment

  • Managing allergies and dietary requirements while preparing fresh, nutritional meals in line with our seasonal menus


Previous experience in an Early Years setting is desirable.


This vacancy is for either a 40 hour full time position for Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm or a flexible work pattern such as job share or reduce hours to suit your personal commitments .


Benefits include;

  • Full-time working that works for you – we can spread your working week across 3 or 5, with 28 days of holiday inclusive of bank holidays.

  • We are based in the heart of Reigate, easily accessible by foot, car or public transport

  • Managers that have your best interests at heart – our management team roll their sleeves up and get involved, lending a supportive ear and years of experience as you develop your career

  • Fully air-conditioned building, a luxurious staff room and a focus on staff wellbeing


Full-time or Part-time

Salary: £10.50 per hour


We are an equal opportunity employer and especially keen to help apprentices, trainees and men in childcare roles.

Cavendish Lodge Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and all successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. To see our safeguarding policy please click HERE


Successful applicants will need to provide ‘right to work’ in the U.K documentation, undertake a DBS and appropriate checks if a person has spent significant time abroad, have a google search completed and obtain at least two satisfactory references before commencing employment.


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