Barnet – Recruiting for Kitchen Assistant

Part Time: 30 hours per week
Set Shifts: 10am-5pm
Monday-Friday – all year round

£11.90 per hour / £18,564 per annum

Join our BLS Family and enjoy our benefits package (including regularly raising salaries!), plus a wellness programme with incredible perks, we want all the family to enjoy their time at work, as well as be happy in their personal life.

How we’re taught to measure success: “Salary and Job Title”
Our BLS way on how to measure success: “Salary, Job Title PLUS Mental Health, Physical Health, Free Time and LOVING WHAT YOU DO!

We are looking to recruit a Kitchen Assistant. This role involves supporting the full-time Nursery Chef to prepare and cook meals for our children, ensuring a high standard of catering following the policies, procedures, and legislative guidelines whilst maintaining our excellent 5 Star Food Hygiene rating.
To be considered for this role you must have:

• Understanding of the importance of health and hygiene
• Experience in a kitchen environment (nursery or school settings desirable)
• Understanding of catering for special diets, allergies and intolerances
• Strong communication skills: written and verbal
• Good timekeeping and organisational skills
• An enthusiastic, flexible, can-do attitude
• Clear DBS




Bright Little Stars Benefits

  • Excellent rates of pay with annual review
  • Up to 35 days annual leave – 20 days holiday, PLUS up to 3 days paid for Christmas closure, 8 bank holidays, 1 pro-rota birthday day and 1 bonus day.
  • Up to 5 days of Sick Pay (Depending on length of service) starting from year 1.
  • Support for higher level qualification with paid study days.
  • Internal promotion opportunities.
  • Inset days – 2 training days plus 1 planning day. Additional internal and external training sessions throughout the year.
  • Free Uniform
  • Access to the complementary BLS Wellbeing programme including weekly PT sessions, benefiting the community, cycle to work scheme and employee assistance programme.
  • Free wholesome, hot lunches available in the staff room.
  • Complimentary team building activities and annual group Christmas ball.
  • Employee of the Month prize.
  • Increasing staff childcare discount and salary sacrifice for parental staff.