Nvq Level 2

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• Committed to the service Qualifications • Level 2 Childcare qualification • NVQ Level 2 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development • Some understanding of the importance of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene in the workplace • GCSE: C or above in English and Maths • DBS (disclosure and barring service) Desirable Duties: Skills, knowledge and experience • Interest in the care, learning and development of young children. • An understanding of the Foundation Stage curriculum. Personal Qualities: • Flexible • Able to work in small teams Qualifications: • Level 3 Childcare qualification • NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care, Learning and Development • Completion of Safeguarding Awareness course (Group 2) • Health & Safety certificate • First…show more content…
Main Duties: • To prepare and cook nutritionally balanced meals appropriate for children under five. • To plan a menu that is healthy, well balanced and multi-cultural. • To make sure that the kitchen is a safe, clean and healthy environment. • To control kitchen stock and order food that is appropriate. • To maintain accurate records regarding temperature, hygiene etc. • To meet health and safety and environmental health requirements at all times. • To communicate with nursery staff regarding children’s specific dietary requirements. • To ensure loyalty to nursery’s code of confidentiality. • To keep up to date with current good practice. Qualifications • Persons applying for the position of preschool cook must be at least 18 years of age and in possession of a high school diploma or its equivalent. • Applicants should have at least one year of experience in meal planning and preparation, knowledge of early-childhood nutrition, and experience working with groups of children.

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