Current Opportunities


Apply now Job no: 499582
Work type: Casual
Location: Perth

Share your skills in cooking Healthy Food at our centre!


Affinity Education Group owns and operates more than 150 Lifelong Learning Centres throughout Australia within a professional network of early childcare brand groups.

We are currently accepting applications for a casual cook to work across our centres based in the northern suburbs.

The role

This role enables you to play an active part in creating healthy menus.

You’ll have access to a national network of centre cooks who regularly share recipes, questions, ideas and tips led by Kelly Richardson, the Gourmet Nutritionist, and devoted centre cooks.

You’ll also be encouraged to utilise the amazing feed Australia program – a free program enabling cooks to plan, budget and access healthy menus to enable children’s growth and development while in child care.


About you

Efficient and capable cook

Able to prepare, implement and evaluate the nutritional content of menus for children of all ages

Experienced in bulk meal preparation, online ordering, stock management and budget control

Strict about complying with relevant food safety and hygiene regulations and standards

Able to cater for individual child requirements including allergies, specific dietary requirements and needs

Keen to participate in the early educational opportunities of teaching children about healthy food by sharing in lessons and family events


Your reward

  • Choose the hours and days you work to fit in with your schedule
  • Access to healthy food recipes, advice and tips from other centre cooks and reward and recognition for the contribution you make to the centre environment
  • Opportunity to gain a permanent position
  • Big smiles on the children’s faces!


You already have

  • Current Food Safety and Handlers (Health and Community) Certificate
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery / equivalent (desirable)
  • Experience in an early childhood setting (desirable)
  • Reliable transport to and from our centre
  • Current first aid certificate (including asthma and anaphylactic training) and resuscitation certificate


Why work for Affinity?

At Affinity, we proudly do things differently. Our mission is to inspire and nurture individuals to reach their full potential. It isn’t just about what we do for children, it’s about what we do for our team, too.

Every day, at more than 160 child care centres around Australia, we support quality, teamwork, training opportunities and a culture of recognition and reward. Affinity allows our people to shine – so we can deliver the best in early education.

Feel positive. Feel proud. Make new friends. Laugh. Go home smiling.


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