Apprentice Nursery Cook Safe Haven Day Nursery Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to kick start their career in a well established and highly rated Day Nursery.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • As the Nursery Cook you will be responsible for the ordering and preparation of the children’s meals, ensuring their dietary requirements are met.
  • Responsibilities will also include maintaining a high standard of kitchen hygiene.
  • You will have a flare for cooking foods from all around the world, using fresh ingredients.
  • You will contribute towards the menu which changes weekly.
  • It will be your responsibility to clean all areas after service, preparing the kitchen again for the next meal time.

You will be responsible to the Nursery Manager. You will liaise and communicate with all staff across the Nursery and have support of an Advisor for your NVQ work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to work to safeguarding policy.
  • Clean/hygiene.
  • Good ability to maintain kitchen equipment.

Personal qualities

  • Punctual.
  • Reliable.
  • Hardworking.

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications needed.

Future prospects

May lead to further progression.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Situated on the high street of Mansfield Woodhouse, Safe Haven Day Nursery provide care for children aged 0 to 5 years.  The Den Holiday Club also offers and after school club for 5 to 12 years.

Their primary concern is that child are happy. Safe Haven aims to provide a stimulating and loving environment in a secure and well organised setting.  They want children to find learning EXCITING, ENJOYABLE and REWARDING.


Safe Haven Day Nursery Ltd


61A & 63


NG19 8BB

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Food Production and Cooking.
  • Technical Certificate in Food Production andCooking.
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning Thinking Skills.
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths (where consessions do not come into play).
  • All training and assessment in the workplace.

Apprenticeship framework

Catering and Professional Chefs

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited


Adam 0115 9338314

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017