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Eumemmerring Child Care Centre Cook

Apply now Job no: 985313
Work type: Permanent (Part Time)
Location: VIC
Categories: Early Learning Services

  • Well-resourced and growing centre located in Eumemmerring
  • Permanent part time; 25 hours per week; 5 hours a day
  • Morning shift 8:30 am or 9 am start – Monday to Friday
  • Certificate 3 in Food handling or supervision

 About Mission Australia Early Learning

Mission Australia has a proud history in Early Learning and in September our journey will continue to develop as we transition into being owned and managed by Goodstart Early Learning Centres.

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of Early Learning and Care. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, Goodstart exists purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Goodstart operate 644 early learning centres in all states and territories of Australia, caring for 70,900 children from 59,500 families and employing 14,900 people. Goodstart offers its educators support, extensive resources, training and regular professional development opportunities to allow their careers to grow.

About the role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a qualified Centre Cook to join our friendly team at our Eumemmerring Early Learning Services. Our Centre provides quality education and care to children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.  This is a permanent part time role, working Monday to Friday mornings during school hours from 9am till 2.30pm.


  • Plan in advance for the preparation of weekly meals
  • Undertake menu planning and ordering of supplies
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept in a clean and hygienic state
  • Identify and report any accidents or incidents
  • Adhere to food safety standards at all time

Qualifications & experience

  • Proven experience in a similar role in a childcare or large kitchen setting
  • Previous experience in ordering and menu planning
  • Statement of Attainment – Menu Planning for 0 – 5 year olds - desirable
  • Food Safety qualifications desirable
  • Certificate III – Cookery in Children’s Services -  desirable
  • Ideally qualifications in Children's Services but not essential
  • Statement of Attainment – Safe Food practices
  • Current Working with Children Check

As part of our employment screening process you will be required to undertake a national criminal history check. In addition, there is a requirement to possess a current Working with working with Children Check or apply if you do not already hold one.


  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Discounted childcare available
  • Above Award Rates
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Ongoing Support for training and professional development

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

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