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Job No: GR3223
Location: Oatley West

  • Salary range: $52,602.41 - $60,946.40 (pro rata)
  • Permanent part time - 56 hours per fortnight
  • Extensive opportunities for professional development
  • Mandatory training provided
  • Uniforms provided
  • Fitness passport
  • Ongoing mentor support
  • Sustainable practices implemented
  • Start in March 2020

Georges River Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Cook to join our fun and caring Children’s Service team. The successful applicant will be expected to create balanced menus and provide nutritionally sound meals appropriate for children aged Birth to 5 years, as specified by the guidelines set out in NHMRC Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia incorporating the Infant Feeding Guidelines for Health Workers. We are looking for someone who is able to involve the children in menu planning and collaborate with the team to provide interactive cooking experiences. You will be prepared to come  out of the kitchen, cook with the children and be a key team player in promoting healthy lifestyle choices around food.

If you meet the essential criteria located in the Position Description, please submit your application today! Ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.

Key Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate health and hygiene practices
  • Demonstrated understanding of children’s’ varying cultural/language backgrounds and those with special needs.
  • Effective communication and interactive skills with children and adults.
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Ability to work within a team, providing cooking opportunities for the children as part of the educational program
  • Ability to work within a specified budget, monitor stock levels and place food orders

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Germaine Braun, Coordinator Oatley West Early Learning Centre (02)9330-6064

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 February 2020, 11:30pm

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. 


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