8 Aug 2018

Part-Time Childcare Centre Cook- Rutherford

Tillys Play and Development Centre – Rutherford – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Tillys Play and Development Centre – Rutherford – Rutherford NSW
Tillys Play and Development Centres are a family owned business that has been providing high quality care and education for children birth to 12 years since 1994.

We are currently looking for a qualified, enthusiastic centre cook to join our Tillys team at Rutherford to prepare nutritious and exciting meals for the children attending the centre.

The successful candidate will oversee all kitchen operations and be responsible for preparation and serving of all meals.

Working with us will see the following benefits:

* Part time position 20 hours per week Monday to Friday

* A nurturing work environment that encourages personal and professional development.

* Ongoing guidance from an extended management team with over 21 years of knowledge and experience and from fellow educators – some of whom have been with our company since we opened in 1994.

* High quality, growing service

* Complimentary uniform

* Monthly staff incentives including free movie tickets and gift vouchers.

Your role

You will be responsible for:

* The preparation and service of meals to children including morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and late supper.

* Preparing meals to meet the needs of children with special dietary requirements and allergies

* Liaising with parents for the purpose of menu planning and dietary needs of children.

* Ensuring the safe and hygienic storage, handling and preparation of food and drink.

* Ordering food supplies in consultation with centre director.

* Maintaining required kitchen records.

* Receiving and storing food and supplies.

* Checking use by dates for all products used in the kitchen.

* Serving meals, doing dishes and cleaning kitchen.

* Liaising with Council Food Inspectors as required.

Essential Requirements

* We are ideally looking for a candidate who has a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or equivalent (experience will be considered though).

* Relevant food handling certificates

* Current Working with Children Check

* Ability to work independently and and under pressure

* Excellent organisational skills

* Current drivers license

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time

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