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Centre Cook

Date: 07-May-2019


Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Centre Cook, Wentworthville

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 Wentworthville, to plan and prepare a nutritious and exciting menu for the children attending the centre.

Our Centre

Goodstart Early Learning Child Care Centre Wentworthville is located close to Westmead Hospital, with excellent access to public transport and plenty of parking for staff and families.

Catering to 48 children each day, we offer care and play-based learning to children from six weeks to five years.

Your Role

  • Experience required
  • Current Paid Working with Chhildren Check (NSW) - or willing to obtain
  • Food Safety certificate
  • Hospitality qualification desireable, but not essential
  • Part time 25 hours per week
  • Fixed term contract from May 2019-October 2019


  • 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

The Benefits

  • Competitive award wages
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Child care discounts
  • Comprehensive induction and training programme
  • Professional development
  • Career pathways and opportunities

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

Goodstart is committed to child safety, with a zero tolerance of child abuse, and expect all our employees to reflect this commitment. Should you strive to uphold and reflect these values then we would love to hear from you!

To apply for the role please ‘Apply Now’ #gsICS

Posting Notes: WENTWORTHVILLE, SYDNEY || NSW || Australia (AU) || NSW & ACT - Region 20 || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time

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