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Centre Cook - Goodstart Wodonga

Part Time 12 hours per week – working Monday & Tuesday

No weekends or nights - school hours 

Job Share Position – flexibility to cover other days will be required



Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider ofearly learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profitsocial enterprise, we exist purely to improvethe 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.  


As the cook for the service, you will be tasked with the critical job of providing the children at our service with healthy and nutritious meals. You will be required to provide breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late snack for children aged from 6 weeks to 5 years old.


As a job share role there will be times where flexibility to work additional days will be required along with additional tasks of ordering and menu planning.


Training and support will be provided to ensure you are confident to take on this tasks.


The Benefits: 

  • Friendly and supportive team with large national head office support 
  • Paid parental leave up to 4 weeks – rising to 6 week in 2023
  • Employee benefits that range from childcare discounts, discounted travel, health insurance, gym offers, and technology discounts (APPLE & DELL)
  • Purchased additional annual leave - up to four weeks additional leave each year giving you more time for family and fun
  • Influence and excite children with healthy nutritious meals


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 special dietary requirements and allergies
  • Exceptional knowledge of safety and wellbeing within a kitchen
  • Order food supplies in consultation with the Centre Director & budgets
  • Ensure safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks
  • Be able to hold a valid Victorian Working with Children's Check
  • Available to work hours between 8am – 3.30pm


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


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

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