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Centre Cook | Goodstart Hughesdale

Part Time - 27.5 hours


Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people, and caring for over 71,000 children. 


About our Centre: 

  • 84 place centre

  • Fun loving and supportive team 

  • Work with a highly skilled Director 

  • Close to public transport, primary schools and Monash university 


The Benefits: 

  • Friendly and support team with large national head office support 

  • We pay highly competitive salaries above the national award rates 

  • Ongoing professional development and opportunities which include overseas study tours, secondments to rural communities and up skilling programs 

  • Career opportunities and paid learning and development 

  • Employee benefits that range from childcare discounts, discounted travel, insurance, and technology 

  • Purchased additional annual leave 


About You: 

  • 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 

  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing 

  • Order food supplies in consultation with the Centre Director 

  • Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks 

  • Willingness to learn and be a part of the team 

  • Strong communication skills, reliable and punctual 


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: HUGHESDALE, MELBOURNE || VIC || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time

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