Apprentice Chef – Pebbles Nursery and Pre-School – Yeadon

Details

Employer:
Pebbles Nursery and Pre-School
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.
Contracted Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd
Learning Delivery Site:
Work-Based Apprenticeship

Vacancy Description

Pebbles nursery is looking for an apprentice chef to assistant the nursery chef in providing healthy and nutritious meals to 80+ children per day. You will assist in planning menus that can cater for all age ranges that are nutritionally balanced, varied and made to the highest standards. You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in Food Production and Cooking at Level 2.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing and planning nutritional and balanced meals for the children
  • Ensuring all food hygiene and health and safety requirements are met
  • Complete kitchen documentation
  • Minimise all kitchen wastage and maintain stocks.
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas, including refrigerators and freezers
  • Assisting the chef with ordering ingredients from various suppliers
  • Ensure all special dietary requirements are met and recorded
  • Ensure that all food is made consistently and in the correct quantity and on time
  • Perform duties common to position (including pot washing) and other duties as may be assigned
  • Attend training sessions
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Chef
Employer:
Pebbles Nursery and Pre-School
Employer Description:

Pebbles is a privately owned day nursery, catering for children aged 4 months to 5 years.

Each child learns in different ways and it is our mission to find the right combination of learning styles to place your child on the correct pathway to development and learning, thus aiding them to attain their full potential. We pride ourselves on providing healthy, well-balanced meals that keep our children energised and well-nourished for their busy day.

Website:
pebbles-nursery.co.uk
Vacancy Location:

Pebbles Nursery & Pre-school
Nunroyd House
Nunroyd Park
New Road
Yeadon
LS19 7HR

 

 

Working Week:
30 hours
Weekly Wage:
£105.00
Number of Vacancies:
1
Closing date for Applications:
ASAP
Interviews begin from:
ASAP
Possible start date:
ASAP
Training to be provided:
Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our on- line study area where you will find all your assessment materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.

 

Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio.

 

You will be working towards the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Food Production and Cooking.

 

Functional Skills are at level 1 or 2 in Maths and English.

 

Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace

 

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the main qualification.

 

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.
Vacancy type:
Apprenticeship
Expected Duration:
12 months
Skills required:
This position is based in a very busy nursery and requires someone who can think on their feet, use their own initiative and be able to forward plan to assist with the smooth running of the kitchen.
Qualifications required:

A Basic Food Hygiene Certificate would be an advantage

Personal qualities:

You must be able to communicate efficiently and be a good time keeper. You must have exceptional levels pf personal hygiene.

You will be required to undertake a DBS check before commencing employment.

Future Prospects:

On completion of this Apprenticeship, the apprentice will be competent to work as: Cook, School Cook or Chef, who could then progress into Catering Supervisor, Chef De Partie or Sous Chef roles.

Employer Name:
Pebbles Pre-School and Nursery
Contact Name:
Rebecca Warden
Application Method:
Please apply via FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Food Production and Cooking
Short Vacancy Description:

Pebbles nursery is looking for an apprentice chef to assistant the nursery chef in providing healthy and nutritious meals to 80+ children per day. You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in Food Production and Cooking.