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Kitchen Hand - C&K Kedron Childcare Centre

The Creche & Kindergarten Association Limited
  • Permanent Full Time - 38 hours a week
  • Childcare Kitchenhand position

About C&K:

The Crèche and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) is a not-for-profit early childhood provider with more than 350 early childhood education and care services located across Queensland. C&K acknowledges that each child and family have unique early education and care requirements and so we provide a range of different programs including childcare, kindergarten, limited hours and outside school hours' care. 

About the role:

C&K Kedron Childcare Centre has a position for an experienced kitchenhand to work within their Childcare Centre. C&K are looking for someone ideally with experience in the Early Childhood sector or relevant experience in preparing meals and snacks for large numbers. Ideally, you will have experience and a well-developed understanding of children's nutritional and dietary requirements.

Key accountabilities:

  • Assist in preparing all meals and snacks as directed and planned
  • Ensure that all kitchen equipment is clean and stored correctly
  • Wash, clean and store all cooking equipment
  • Removal of rubbish/food scraps
  • Assist in the planning of weekly meals
  • Completing daily reports and kitchen checks when required
  • Maintain direct and open communication to all staff
  • Assist in the preparation of materials for children's' cooking activities when required
  • Keeping up to date with food preparation policies/practices and hygiene requirements

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Relevant qualification in food handling is desirable
  • Previous experience as an educator/kitchenhand within a childcare Centre desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations in relation to food hygiene standards and workplace safety
  • A proven ability to manage the kitchen environment in a safe and responsible manner
  • An ability to work independently as well as an effective team member
  • Well-developed understanding of children's nutritional and dietary requirements
  • Must be willing to ensure the individual needs of the children are catered for in collaboration with their families, the Director and the Manager

The benefits:

As a Kitchenhand at the centre, you will be given training and support to assist you with your onboarding. As well as;

  • Beautiful natural working and learning environments
  • Extra hours as an educator if you are qualified or studying towards ECEC
  • Work for one of Queensland's leading early education not-for-profit providers
  • Career progression opportunities
  • C&K pays for our permanent staff to have a paid blue card and renewals
  • Build your networks through C&K in the Early Childhood sector
  • Feel connected through regular C&K updates, use of online systems, access to policies and procedures and online learning
  • Feeling connected through your community
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Access to study through our C&K College
  • Salary packaging options & above award wage
  • Priority access for your children's care to C&K childcare and Kindergarten services

C&K is proud to be the largest and longest established provider of community-based early childhood education and care services in Queensland.  Working at C&K you will have access to many benefits including, but not limited to, above-award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten centres and access to study through our C&K College.  C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which include police checks.

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. C&K reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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