Childcare Centre - Cook/Chef

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Work type: Part Time
Location: Darwin
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Share your skills in cooking Healthy Food at our centre!

 

About our Centre 

Welcome to Milestones Early Learning Palmerston! We're passionate about educating our children to know the importance and benefits of healthy choices and nutritious meals. We are a 151 place centre now on the lookout for our next Cook to join our fun loving team!   

Find out more about our centre by Google searching our centre name where you’ll find our website and Facebook page! 

 

Affinity Advantages

  • Competitive rates
  • Set shifts (25 hours per week, Mon-Fri) working for Australia’s fastest-growing child care group
  • 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
  • 50% discount on childcare fees from your first day
  • 30% discount on 12-month membership with Goodlife or Fitness First
  • Training and development opportunities to help you reach your full potential – 80% of our promotions are from internal promotions!
  • Access to Affinity Learning Academy. Cert 3 to Diploma and Leadership and Management courses with additional pedagogy from Dr Lesley Jones and her Education Advisor Team
  • Dedicated Centre Support Office including Operations and Quality team to help your centre meet business, compliance and education goals
  • Career progression opportunities to work towards a management role e.g.  Centre Manager/ Area Manager/ Quality Advisor
  • Wellbeing initiatives with our Australia wide partners including Lifeworks
  • Partner discounts with over 100 different retailers
  • Insurance benefits via Bupa

 

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!
  • 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

 

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
  • 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.

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