Cook - Goodstart Early Learning

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2101203791
Cook - Goodstart Early Learning
Australia, Queensland, Brisbane,
Modified April 4, 2024


Company description: 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.

Job description: Role:?Centre Cook  Centre: Goodstart Middle Park  Employment Type: Permanent Part time, 27.5 hours per week  Delight little customers with big appetites – provide delicious meals and influence the nutritional outcomes of Australian children  Competitive pay – at least 5% above award   Get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees  Are you looking for a chance to bring your culinary skills to a place where you'll make a real difference, and be valued for what you do every day?   In this role, you will:   Support the health and wellbeing of children through planning and preparing nutritious food  Ensure the safety of children by preparing meals to account for special dietary requirements and allergies  Use your creativity and organisational skills to plan the menu and order food supplies in consultation with the Centre Director  Maintain high standards of food safety by ensuring all storage, handling and preparation of food and drinks is hygienic   Work a part time roster of 27.5 hours per week.

Monday to Friday.  About Goodstart Middle Park:  * Goodstart Early Learning Middle Park is located in the western suburbs of Brisbane in a residential area; close to shops, schools and public transport.

* Our environments are carefully planned to ensure that they meet the needs of all children and provide safe, open and stimulating spaces for the children to engage and explore.

* The natural environment is truly valued at our centre and is a focus in both our indoor and outdoor spaces.

The plants and gardens make our environments welcoming, calm and homely and offers stimulus for many great learning opportunities.

Our outside play area includes a cubby house, climbing frames, sandpit, gardens, vege patch, native bees, our turtle Frankie and undercover spaces.

* We provide all meals, we have created a wide-ranging, nutritious menu that is reflective of cultural diversity and is respectful to family preferences, allergies and intolerances of the children.

What?Goodstart can offer you:  We pay highly competitive wages, at least 5% above the national award rates?  50% discount off your childcare gap fees and 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023?  Professional development - we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career  Wellbeing focus - our 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  Retail discounts - you'll save money on insurance, travel and technology  Uniform allowance and employee referral program  Security and stability - as Australia's largest provider of?early learning and care and a not-for-profit?social enterprise, we exist purely to improve?the lives of Australia's children and their families  You'll need:  Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or experience cooking within a childcare setting  Current Queensland Working with Children Check   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.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.  Have a question? Contact our Talent Acquisition Team on or via email ****** Supporting our people and protecting 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 our candidates must have or must obtain a valid working with children check.  You Tube video link: To apply:

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Cook - goodstart early learning

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