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Nursery Domestic – Catering

Part-time: 27.5 hours a week

Hourly pay rate is £7.20 for under 21’s, £7.70 for over 21’s and £8.21 for over 25’s

We’re looking for someone new to join our team at Eureka! Nursery to ensure the preparation of a balanced and healthy diet for the Nursery children.

The successful candidate should:

  • Be outgoing and cheerful
  • Have a good work ethic
  • Have good verbal communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Have the ability to use own initiative and be self-motivated
  • Be organised
  • Have a well-groomed appearance
  • Be a confident person
  • Have proven ability in carrying out instructions

Details of education and experience preferred:

  • Previous catering experience desirable
  • GCSE English and Maths, grades A – C
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate desirable but full training will be given
  • Basic Safeguarding – but full training will be given
  • Paediatric First Aid – but full training will be given

In April 2017 we were inspected by Ofsted and found to be an Outstanding Provider – in no small part due to our amazing team.

Please note that all appointments are subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, and that we do not accept health and social care qualifications as relevant to these roles, as per current advice from the Department For Education.

At Eureka! we work in a vibrant, creative, playful environment based in central Halifax, close to public transport links. All Eureka! employees receive discounted childcare in Eureka! Nursery and Den, free car parking, discounts in Eureka! Café and Gift Shop, free entry to Eureka! Museum available for family and friends, plus free entry to Yorkshire Attractions member venues (see for a list of members

Job Description: Nursery Domestic – Catering 


Interested? Here’s how to apply…
Please complete an Eureka! Application Form. You can submit your application by email to or by post to:

Jobs at Eureka!
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum
Discovery Road

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 17th November 2019.



We are happy to support student placements and offer a limited number of apprenticeships each year. If you’d like to talk to us about supporting your childcare studies at Eureka! Nursery, give us a call on  01422 252 112.

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