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Kitchen Hand - Green Leaves Early Learning Forest Springs (Monday - Friday Position)

Start: ASAP Where: Forest Springs, QLD Type: Part time / casual Pay: Above award wage


Take pleasure in assisting the Chef to prepare delicious meals for the children, and see the smiles on parents' faces when you hand them their fresh morning coffee.

In this role, you will:

  • Support the Centre in preparing nutritious meals, purees, and special meals for babies and children as well as assist with budgeting and costing for the kitchen when required
  • Enjoy greeting people in a friendly manner and provide barista service to families (experience preferred but training provided if you are not experienced with this)
  • Maintain a clean and safe kitchen, in accordance with Food and Council Authority requirements.
  • Be a part of the centre's regular culinary classes with the children
  • Be available and willing to step into the Chef's role during any periods of absence or leave
  • Be able to work Monday to Friday


Apprentice Chef
Commis Chef
Catering Coordinator
Kitchen Hand

Please note: You should have a minimum up to 6 months previous experience in the above or similar roles.


You will have:

  • A Hospitality related Certificate and Food Safety Certificate
  • Experience working in Aged care or an Early Education setting
  • A current Working with Children's Check
  • Current Anaphylaxis, Asthma, CPR and First Aid Certificates or willingness to obtain one
  • Prior experience working in a childcare or aged care kitchen (preferred, but not essential)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Solid time management skills with a high level of initiative

In return, we will give you:

  • A generous childcare discount
  • Above Award wages
  • Access to our health and wellbeing program (including complimentary annual flu shots)
  • Full support of our experienced Chef and broader team.
  • 24/7 access to a large online library of learning and development.

This is a personally rewarding role where you can impact the lives of many. We want you to feel valued for your ongoing efforts, commitment, and dedication to your role.

If you are excited by the opportunity to join Green Leaves Forest Springs, then please apply now!

Interview required

Induction/onboarding required prior to starting role