Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Nursery Kitchen Assistant (Part Time)


A permanent part-time Nursery Kitchen Assistant post has arisen within our nursery. The Kitchen Assistant will be working in our kitchen and will support the Nursery Cook in all catering duties. Applicants will ideally have some catering experience in an early year’s environment and hold a food hygiene certificate.
The hours for this post are 19 hours per week; 9.00am-5:30pm Monday and Tuesday with an unpaid hour for lunch, and 9.00am-1.00pm on Wednesday. As this is a job share post the successful candidate will also be required to cover the other Kitchen Assistants planned absences.
The Nursery is open all year round except for Bank Holidays and a one-week closure during the Christmas period, therefore this post is to work throughout the whole year, including the school holidays.
About the Nursery
Babraham Nursery, part of the Babraham Institute, was opened in September 1990 and operates from a large house situated in a quiet corner of a residential area in the grounds of the Institute. It has a large enclosed garden with climbing frame, pathways and grassed areas. It accommodates up to a total of ninety children on the Early Years register aged from 6 weeks to 5 years throughout the year and operates a separate holiday club for school aged children during the holidays at the local school.
There is a large team of Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants who care for the children as well as staff who provide the meals and administrative support.  A Senior Nursery Nurse leads each of the four base rooms supported by the Deputy Managers and Manager.  We also have two cleaners who carry out regular daily cleaning.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and an enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB Disclosure) is required.

Starting salary is £8,140 per annum (FTE £15,852 based on 37 hours)

Full details of the position can be found here.
On applying please quote reference: LVW-GD-P
Closing date for completed applications is Sunday 29th July 2018. However we reserve the right to close the vacancy early depending on the volume of applications received.
All shortlisted candidates will be required to arrange an informal visit to the Nursery as part of the interview process.
The Babraham Institute holds a silver Athena SWAN award and is committed to promoting and developing a culture of excellence, diversity and mutual respect that supports the Institute’s ambitions and attracts highly motivated and talented people.
The Babraham Institute is a user of the disability symbol and is positive about disabled people.
The Babraham Institute receives strategic funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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