Job Details: Limerick Social Service Council: Cook (Part-Time) for Early Years’ Service


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Limerick Social Service Council: Cook (Part-Time) for Early Years’ Service
[Limerick Social Service Council]

COOK FOR EARLY YEARS’ SERVICE

PART TIME (**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** HOURS)

SOUTHSIDE CHILD AND FAMILY CENTRE

Limerick Social Service Council CLG is seeking an experienced,
enthusiastic and driven Cook to join our team in the Southside Child
and Family Centre.

The Early Years’ Service Cook will work with the management team and
other staff members of Southside Child and Family Centre to provide a
high quality, integrated early years’ service.

The cook will be responsible for preparing healthy, age appropriate
meals to children in the service and will support the team in the
implementation of the healthy eating policy.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS FOR THE ABOVE POSITION MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING:-

_ESSENTIAL_

* Primary Food Handlers Certificate OR AN EQUIVALENT i.e. FETAC
LEVEL 5 FOOD SAFETY/HYGIENE
* HACCP Certification – Food Hygiene, HACCP & Allergen Awareness.
* A minimum of 3 years’ experience in working as a chef/cook
* A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in an early years
setting

_DESIRABLE_

* Previous experience of working with children and families

_PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES_

* Comprehensive knowledge of nutrition, particularly for young
children, food preparation and food preparation hygiene standards
* Comprehensive knowledge of how to implement and manage a HACCP
system.
* Excellent cooking and food preparation skills
* Commitment to promoting nutrition and supporting children and
their children to embrace healthy eating
* Commitment to working creatively to achieve better outcomes for
children and families
* Understanding of the impact of food poverty and how to address it
* Capacity to work in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders,
including partner agencies, parents and children
* Capacity to work with flexibility and sensitivity and to work
flexible hours as required
* Ability to identify and appropriately address child protection
concerns
* Capacity to self-motivate and work independently and in
collaboration with a team
* A commitment to his/her own continuing professional development

BENEFITS

* Salary: Commensurate with experience
* Generous annual leave
* Pension scheme
* Commitment to Continuous Professional Development
* Friendly, welcoming work environment

This is a permanent position subject to 6 months’ probation, 2
written references, Garda Vetting and continued funding from our
statutory funding agencies.

TO APPLY:

Please send an up to date Curriculum Vitae together with cover letter
to Margaret Meagher, Human Resources Manager, LSSC, Upper Henry St.,
Limerick, or send Curriculum Vitae and cover letter by email to
**Apply on the website**

Informal enquiries to: Ms Yvonne Galvin, Early Years Manager, Tel:
**Apply on the website**- **Apply on the website** Email: **Apply on
the website**

Closing date for receipt of applications is **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**
NOON ON THURSDAY **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**TH AUGUST, **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**.

_LSSC IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY_
[The Post is funded by Department of Children & Youth Affairs, Pobal &
Tusla.]
The Post is funded by Department of Children & Youth Affairs, Pobal &
Tusla.

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Type: Permanent
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Category: Others

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