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Centre Cook

Date: 05-May-2021


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Centre Cook – Goodstart Dundowran (Hervey Bay)

Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider.  As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and life.


We’re looking for a talented centre cook to join the team at Goodstart Dundowran to plan and prepare a nutritious and exciting menu for the children attending the centre.


Your role

  • Food Safety Handling Certificate
  • 25 Hours mon-fri (5 hours per day, M-F)
  • Permanent Part Time Position
  • Must have experience with providing meals for children with allergies, cultural and special dietary requirements
  • Food Preparation for children of the service



  • Support the health and wellbeing of the children through planning and preparing nutritious meals and snacks
  • Prepare meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies
  • Order food supplies in consultation with centre director
  • Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks
  • Work as part of a team to create a safe, caring and educational place for children
  • Great time management and organisational skills to cater for the busyness of the role


The benefits

  • Child care discounts up to 15%
  • Payrates $20-23 per hour
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Career pathways and opportunities


If you hold a Food Handling certificate, and have experience cooking meals within a child care centre or similar environment, then we’d love to meet you!



Posting Notes: DUNDOWRAN, HERVEY BAY || QLD || Australia (AU) || QLD South - Region 11 || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time

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