We seek a Chef to work in our Early Childhood Service kitchen preparing nutritionally balanced meals for 74 children per day.

Located in the heart of Newcastle, all of the daily systems and menus are already established so you can enjoy a well organised and planned working environment.

Our team and community offer a really positive workplace. If you are genuinely interested in offering nutritious meals and enjoying working with children, then we would love to hear about your kitchen experience.

You must be a permanent resident and currently hold or be willing to obtain a Food Handlers Certificate.

The hours are 8am to 2pm with a start in January 2024.

The benefits of the role:

Previously working in a commercial kitchen, you will enjoy no longer working weekends, shifts or evenings. Our kitchen offers all the commercial equipment you would be used to.

We have a friendly and welcoming team and the appreciation you receive from the children each day is definitely a high point of the role.

Operating 50 weeks a year you would need to be available to work from 8am to 2pm Monday to Friday. We are located in Bolton Street in the heart of the CBD. Free staff parking is also available.

What we are looking for:

  • A current food handlers Certificate
  • A current Working With Children’s Check
  • A current First Aid Certificate is preferred but not essential
  • A friendly and welcoming disposition

Why Choose Us?

  • Excellent working conditions includes a commercial kitchen set up
  • Working hours that do not intrude into your everyday life
  • Full time – 5 days per week (core hours 8am-2pm with occasional longer days)
  • Established community of friendly families and Educators
  • Membership of our Employee Assistance Program, which offers access to confidential counselling if you need help in any area of your life.

We look forward to hearing from you as we commence interviewing for this new year start role.  If this is of interest to you then please call 4925 3349 or send us an email