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Centre Cook

Goodstart Early Learning


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Role: Centre Cook 

Location: Semaphore South, South Australia

Centre:  Goodstart Semaphore South

Employment Type:  Part Time (30 hours per week), Fixed Term Contract until May 2023

Room: Kitchen
 

Are you an experienced cook who is passionate about helping children to have the best possible start in life? Do you want to work for an organisation that offers excellent benefits and a positive work culture? 

We’reGoodstart 

At Goodstart, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through amazing early learning experiences, and we know that we can’t do that without great people! 

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years. 

Safety, health, and wellbeing are more than just words to us, they are a personal commitment and a promise we make to our children, our families and each other every day. 

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life.   

What is the role?

As the Centre Cook at the Semaphore South Centre:

  • Use your expert culinary skills to prepare healthy and nutritious meals for our children.
  • A focus on safety is a must! You put safety first with everything that you do!
  • You must have a passion for commercial cooking
  • Be able to handle high volume work with short timeframes.
  • You need to be a team player, ready to go the extra mile!

Why choose Goodstart? 

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits! 

  • Better pay - you’ll get at least 3% above the award rate, increasing to 5% by 2024 
  • Wellbeing focus - you’ll get two extra days off per year. And our dedicated 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  
  • 4 weeks paid parental leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023 
  • Retail and childcare discounts - you’ll save money on insurance, travel, and technology, and get up to 50% discount off your childcare gap fees 

You’ll also love: 

  • Centre support - dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our centre support team  
  • Security and stability - with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network and the stability of a respected organization   

Ok, so what do you need?

  • Prior experience in a similar kitchen-based role is essential.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Experience budgeting and purchasing supplies for a large group.
  • If you have a certificate III in commercial cooking or similar, that would be great!

How to apply  

Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application. We review applications as they are submitted.

We encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 

Supporting our people andprotecting our children  

We are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We support and encourage individual growth and strong teams that are made up of many different cultures and backgrounds.    

 We are deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel connected and a strong sense of belonging. By weaving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives through all that we do, we aim to build knowledge and a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team.  

Posting Notes: SEMAPHORE SOUTH, ADELAIDE || SA || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time


Skills
TEACHING
TEAM PLAYER
TIME MANAGEMENT

Perks & benefits
Additional leave
Childcare
Paid parental leave
Work - life balance
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Job details
Date posted
5 Aug 2022
Category
Education, Training & Childcare
Occupation
Food Preparation & Cooking
Estimated
$40k ~ $60k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Sector
Not for profit / Charity
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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