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    Cook in Childcare - Part-time 20hrs - Concord West

    Are you a cook who enjoys working in an environment with young children?

    We are proud to work with this not for profit client and offer YOU the opportunity to join this larger organization in a COOK role in their 80 place mulit-service program in Concord West.


    The Cook position:

    • 20 hours a week. This is spread out as 4 hours a day Monday through to Thursday. Hours can increase as enrolment numbers on fifth day go up.
    • There is the ongoing possibility that you can be asked to do additional paid hours if you have an early childhood qualification (ie Certificate III or Diploma in Early Childhood), to assist in the rooms with the children.  This would be optional and you would be asked on each occasion regarding these additional hours

    To be considered for this position, you will need to meet the following selection criteria:

     Skills and Qualifications:  

    • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate or willingness to obtain
    • A current Working with Children’s Check or willingness to obtain
    • A current child protection qualification or willing to obtain
    • Current First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain
    • High organisational skills
    • Passion for creating healthy children’s meals
    • Prepare meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies

    Your key priorities will be to:

    • Plan nutritionally balanced menu’s consisting of five-food groups over the course of the day for children aged 0-6years
    • Preparation of meals, including but not limited to: morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and late snack
    • Periodically and seasonally review menu plans and ensure they adhere to centre budgets
    • Ensure complete familiarity with special dietary needs of children within the centre
    • Maintaining a clean kitchen space


    • Previous cook experience in a child care centre
    • Menu Planning Certificate
    • Other relevant training in Commercial Cookery or in Early Childhood
    • Certificate III or Diploma In Children Services

    Please let us know about your expression of interest by emailing, and include your:

    • A Cover Letter which addresses the selection criteria
    • A Current Resume

    All applicants will be subject to the relevant pre-employment screening and checks