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Apprentice Commis Chef

A fantastic opportunity to work alongside our Nursery Chef and support our commitment to providing freshly cooked healthy food for the children attending Incy Wincy's. The successful candidate will receive support and guidance as they work towards a professionally recognized qualification. Our nursery received the Outstanding Food Award from the Children Food Trust in 2017 and the Nursery World national Food Award in 2018, in this role you will gain all the skills and knowledge needed to meet these award levels and our own Incy standard. 

Our nursery is committed to supporting families to understand the importance of children eating the very best food and how nutrition supports their bodies and brains to develop, this position is particularly suited to self-motivated individuals with an interested in nutrition and developing creative ways to use seasonal produce. In addition to the children's meals you will also help our Chef as he works alongside the educators to develops our Kitchen Garden and learning around food further.

An apprentice who demonstrates a desire to learn, competent practical skills and an ongoing interest in health & nutrition will have the opportunity to join our team on a permanent basis.

Applicants will need very high standards of hygiene, attention to detail, good communication skills, be able to work within a team and excellent time keeping. A good level of Maths, English and IT is essential.

The position requires you to be able to interact with staff, children of all ages, parents and other professionals so excellent interpersonal skills are essential. It is a busy environment, you will be required to be on your feet for much of the day and there are time pressures so that meals are served on time

This role is exempt form the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Incy Wincy's Ltd is committed to the safeguarding of all children in our care we will complete all checks needed to establish candidates suitability for the role, including but not limited to an enhanced DBS clearance.