Kitchen Assistant, Part time 20 hours/wk

Camden, London (Greater)
£21,231 - £22,891 Pro Rata
09 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type

Location: Konstam Children Centre, 75 Chester Road, Highgate, London, N19 5DH

Salary: £21,231 - £22,891 Pro Rata

Contract Type: Permanent, Part time, 20 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 


The Role

We have an opportunity for two Kitchen Assistants work very closely with cook in delivering the meals service with the nursery. This includes supporting the cook in preparing the meals within the Early Years Centre. The successful candidates will assist the cook in undertaking kitchen tasks, including purchasing, preparing, cooking and serving meals as required. You will ensure that all meals served are balanced and take into consideration all ethnic, religious and dietary needs of the clients and staff.

We are recruiting for 2 posts one will be based at Konstam Children Centre, 75 Chester Road, Highgate, London, N19 5DH and the other post is based at Langtry Children’s Centre, 11-29 Langtry Road, Kilburn, London NW8 0AJ

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About You

To be considered for one of these vacancies it is essential that the successful candidates have a Food Hygiene Certificate alongside the ability to prepare, cook and serve meals within the Centre. You will have knowledge of basic health & safety requirements including the ability to maintain a clean, healthy and organised environment. The ideal candidates will have previous experience of monitoring and managing stock control.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.


Closing dates for applications: Sunday 8th September 2019

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 23rd September 2019

Please quote reference: 190000I7

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

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