Children's Centre Cook

  • Cumberland Council
  • Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • 14/06/2019
Part Time Community Services Hospitality & Tourism

Job Description

  • Permanent Part Time Role
  • Work Life Balance
  • Be a part of Council's outstanding Children's Services team

About the Organisation

Cumberland Council is a Child Safe organisation which offers a range of employment in both indoor and outdoor work across a variety of professions and trades and supports the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, cultural diversity and professional development of staff. Cumberland Council provides extensive services to its residents with the Cumberland Local Government Area being located some 18km west of the Sydney CBD and having an estimated resident population of 219,312.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change

About the Opportunity

As the Children's Centre Cook you will deliver a nutritional menu to all children on a daily basis, incorporating all special dietary requirements and cultural needs, to promote healthy living and provide a warm and caring environment that enriches and enhances the children's lives and compliments their families’ beliefs.

To be successful in this role you will have previous similar experience, a Certificate in Food Safety and Menu Planning, First Aid Certificate, Drivers Licence and a reliable vehicle. A certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is desirable.

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

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Salary : Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 5 of Cumberland salary structure with a salary range of $27.38 to $31.48 per hour plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment : This is a permanent part time position working 30 hours per week, 6 hours per day rostered between 6:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday. You may be required to work across any of the 17 children's services centers in the Cumberland Local Government Area. You may also be required to attend training, educator events and staff meetings outside of your normal working hours. All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. 

Enquiries : Telephone Rosy Arora on 8757 9069 for further information.

Position Number : SP-LC-32/02

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 26 June 2019


To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below.  On the following page you'll be asked to attach your  resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.