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Role:Centre Cook

Location:Goodna

Centre:Goodstart Early Learning, 14 Kingsford Street, Goodna

Employment Type:Part Time Permanent / 5 hours per day, Monday to Friday

 

 

We’re Goodstart

At Goodstart, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through amazing early learning experiences, and we know that we can’t do that without great people!

 

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years.

 

Safety, health and wellbeing are more than just words to us, they are a personal commitment and a promise we make to our children, our families and each other every day.

 

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.  

 

 

Your Impact  

 As a Centre Cook at Goodstart, your responsibilities include preparing meals to meet the needs of all children, including those with special dietary requirements and allergies. You will hold exceptional knowledge of food safety and hygienic preparation of food and drinks.

 

You’ll help achieve this by  

 

  • Valid Working with Children’s Check – Blue Card Paid
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing
  • Ideally holding a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery / Cert III in Early Childhood Education and Care or equivalent
  • Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks
  • Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual
  • Having experience providing meals for children with allergies, cultural and special dietary requirements
  • Demonstrating great time management skills to work in a fast paced environment

 

 

What Goodstart can offer you  

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 4% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2023 
  • Paid professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two wellbeing days included in your personal leave per year. And our dedicated wellbeing program will ensure you get the support you need, when you need it most
  • Additional leave - you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even greater work life balance
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023
  • Retail and childcare discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees

 

If you have previous experience as a Cook or can demonstrate organisational skills and you have a willingness to learn and provide high quality and nutritious meals, then we want to meet you! 

 

How to apply 

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application.

 

We review applications as they are submitted. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible for your best chance to progress to the next stage of the process.

 

 

Supporting our people and safeguarding our children

We’re an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We know that Goodstarters from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences strengthen our teams and help us grow. We’re also deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel a strong sense of belonging and connection.

 

Safety is our priority and we will take any action necessary to ensure that all children can feel safe and be safe, and are safeguarded from abuse, neglect and harm. As a Child Safe Organisation, all of our candidates must have or obtain a valid working with children check.

 

 

 

Posting Notes: GOODNA, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || Certificate III - Children's Services or equiv || Part-Time


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