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Summary

  • Two ongoing full-time positions available
  • Brunswick and Doreen location
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits available

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the role

The Cook will produce high quality food and beverage that is nutritious and appropriate to the children’s age and dietary requirements.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Planning weekly meal menus that meet the Education and Care Services Regulations.
  • Preparing meals in adequate quantities that are nutritious and encourages positive eating habits for children.
  • Preparing meals that meet the individual dietary requirements of children considering their growth and development needs and any other specific cultural, religious or health requirements.
  • Performing safe practices for preparing, handling and storing of food.

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • A relevant trade qualification (e.g. Certificate III in Commercial Cookery).
  • Safe Food Handling qualification.
  • Experience in food preparation and safe food handling practices.
  • A good understanding of dietary requirements to enable appropriate food preparation.

Desirable:

  • First Aid qualification.

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.

For enquiries about this role please contact Robyn Khoury, Operations Manager Early Learning via email.

Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter.

Applications to Robyn Khoury, Operations Manager Early Learning via email.

Applications close at 5pm on 23 August 2019. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date.

As part of MCM’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you. 

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

Position details

  • Date posted

    13 August 2019
  • Closing Date

    23 August 2019
  • Location

    Brunswick and Doreen
  • Work type

    Full Time
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