ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Cook (Lyon’s Early Childhood School) - Woden Community Service

Woden Community Service

Fixed Term 2 December 2019 to 10 January 2020

$48,221.56 per annum (plus 9.5% super)

The organisation:

Woden Community Service (WCS) is a for-purpose organisation that has been providing community-based services for 50 years. Our vision is ‘A vibrant and connected community’, achieved through our values of Hope, Community, Integrity and Responsiveness.

WCS provides a wide range of services covering a cross-section of the community from children, families, young people and seniors, including disability, housing, and mental health services.

The Role:

This is a temporary role from 2 December 2019 to 10 January 2020, at our Lyon’s Early Childhood School. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the following:

  • Preparation of morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and late afternoon tea for children aged birth to 5 years;

  • Preparation of lunch orders for children in preschool to year 2;

  • Preparation of cakes for children’s birthdays and occasional staff meetings/functions;

  • Ensuring the specific food requirements for all children are met (e.g. appropriate alternative meals for children with allergies);

  • Upholding appropriate kitchen practice including food storage, food processing, kitchen cleaning and sanitation, and personal hygiene and safety;

  • Devising weekly shopping lists for the assigned weekly menus;

  • Updating menus with appropriate healthy recipes when needed based on the traffic light system from Nutrition Australia; and

  • Producing monthly rotational menus for winter/summer

The candidate:

To be successful in this role, you must have the following requirements

  • Current ACT Working with Vulnerable Peoples Check;

  • Experience in menu planning, ordering and working in a team and with other staff;

  • Food Handling Certificate; and

  • Food Safety Supervision Certificate.

How to apply:

Please send your resume along with a cover letter, and copies of certificates to [email protected] by COB 22 November 2019.

Note: Applications that do not include relevant certificates will not be considered.

Please note that to be eligible for employment, you must have working rights in Australia, a current WWVP card and be willing to do a national police check or other background checks required for the role.

WCS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. They value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applications close: 
Friday 22 November 2019 - 5:01pm

Chriss Wallwork on (02) 6142 0054

First posted: 
Tuesday 12 November 2019