Job Description

Nursery Chef

Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes

Hours per week


Point of contact

Louise Higgins


01908 692469

Walnut Tree nursery in Milton Keynes part of Grandir UK, is currently looking for a Catering Manager to oversee all catering staff and the production of healthy, nutritious food for our children.

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Our mission is to inspire children to grow happy, smart, and healthy and thrive as individuals. Excellent quality childcare and education is evident when the children and family are truly placed at the centre of all we do and as a well-known and sought-after employer within the childcare sector, we recognise it is our people that provide exceptional education and care with every child and family at the centre of all they do.

Join us and enjoy the following:


  • Employee benefits portal, which includes discounts at 100’s of online high street stores
  • Staff referral scheme – recommend your friends and family to work for us. and be rewarded with a cash bonus
  • Heavily discounted childcare


  • ‘Wellbeing Day’ – an extra day off just for you
  • 24/7 remote GP appointments with prescriptions delivered to your home
  • Healthcare cash back plan – claim cash back on medical procedures such as dental care and physiotherapy


  • ‘May I Say Thank You’ A whole month dedicated to recognising employees hard work & dedication, including an all-expenses paid awards ceremony
  • Reward and recognition points – turn your points into cash through our benefits portal
  • Additional paid holiday for Christmas closure to spend with your family and friends


We are looking for:

  • Previous experience in catering
  • Previous management experience
  • A team player with a can-do attitude
  • A flexible approach to working

What will you be doing:

  • Prepare 6 monthly menus gaining feedback from catering staff, Managers and Regional Manager’s to produce final product
  • Support and guide catering staff and Nursery Manager
  • Monitor catering standards to maintain the highest levels of practice
  • Assist and support the Nursery Manager in the recruitment and selection of catering staff
  • Audit kitchens in a timely fashion, ensuring they meet TCC and PSN
  • Check that all kitchen paperwork is fully complete, accurate and up to date
  • Establish and maintain professional working relationships with Nursery staff

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Grandir UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role. We are an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

The Kiddi Caru Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.
We aim to be an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion or belief.

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