Child Care Cook (Qualified) | KU Union, Darlington - Part Time

Child Care Cook (Qualified) | KU Union, Darlington - Part Time

Ku Children'S Services | darlington, WA, AU

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  • Recognised Employer of Choice 7 years running
  • Run your own nutritious kitchen, Enjoy regular hours
  • Sector Leading Not For Profit
  • Since 5, KU has been and proudly remains a not for profit organisation

    KU is our place, where we all belong. A safe, calm community of children, parents and educators. We are very proud to welcome the large and diverse KU family of children, families and staff who experience KU with us each day. Side by side, we explore the world through many cultures and perspectives. KU children learn it’s OK to be different, and we can all be different, together.

    The Service

    KU Union Children’s Centre located on the edge of Sydney University and within walking distance from Redfern Station  is an exceeding rated service proud in providing a rich education and care that concentrates on individual children in a family-focussed and supportive way. 

    Our service is a welcoming and nurturing space where each child is immersed in a rich tapestry of educationally interactive experiences – a space where children are supported to be their own, unique selves, growing and developing a sense of belonging and empowerment.

    With a strong connection with Sydney University, our service has been independently assessed by the Department of Education NSW under the National Quality Standards, and are proud to be rated as Exceeding the National Quality Standard.

    For more information, please visit the service

    The Role

    This is an excellent permanent part time position working 8:am - 1:pm on Monday to Friday, to nurture a love of food in children aged 0-5 years old as you prepare their meals from scratch and become a key part of the team. Please note this shift includes a minute unpaid break.

    Duties include:

  • Managing the kitchen
  • Ordering of stock (from preferred suppliers of fruit, vegetables and groceries)
  • Planning and preparing all nutritious menus from scratch
  • Assisting in small group experiences with the children and introducing them to the wonderful world of cooking
  • Ensuring health and safety are always maintained at a very high standard
  • To be considered for this role, it is essential you: 

  • Have work rights that enable you to work in Australia
  • Hold a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (or equivalent) OR hold food safety and food handling qualifications
  • Hold or be willing to obtain Employee Working with Children Check
  • COVID Vaccination
  • COVID Vaccination 

    At KU, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, the children in our care and their families remains our highest priority. This is at the forefront of all that we do, and we welcome applications from candidates who share this spirit. It is a condition of employment that KU staff members are required to hold full COVID- vaccination. 

    Unlocking Endless Possibilities 

    KU has been awarded Employer of Choice each year since 6, and is committed to continuing the development of a workplace culture of inclusion and diversity. We actively promote the employment of people from across the spectrum of society.

    As an inclusive employer KU welcomes all applicants with the skills and/or experience relevant to the position to apply. We value individual differences such as age, colour, religion, gender, sexual identification or orientation, or ethnic origin – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, members of culturally and linguistically diverse communities and people with disabilities.

    We invite you to communicate to us your individual needs in relation to the application process. This allows KU to adapt its recruitment processes to address your specific physical or cultural requirements.

    What happens next?

    Click 'apply now' to be taken to the application form with a Cover Letter and CV

    For more information or to confidentially discuss this opportunity, please contact Anthony via 8 0 (please note applications are not accepted via email) 

    KU Children’s Services is committed to being a child safe organisation. We put children’s safety and wellbeing at the centre of our practices. Child safety is a shared responsibility across the organisation. All KU staff contribute to maintaining our child safe culture and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the children in our services and programs. KU has a zero tolerance of harm or abuse of children.