Early Childhood Kitchen Hand


Role Overview

Only About Children South Melbourne 

At Only About Children, we passionately believe that good nutrition plays a vital role in children’s physical and mental development. At our campuses we have onsite, modern kitchens and a seasonal menu designed by nutritionists, ‘The Biting Truth’, to maintain good health practices for the children. The Oac Nutrition program includes a 4 week rotating menu that you would follow.
The objective of this role is to work alongside and assist the Campus Cook to support in the preparation of food, cooking and maintaining a clean kitchen including dishes. The role also assists in the delivery of operational service and quality to our children and families whilst supporting other team members.

This position is available at our South Melbourne campus, close by to public transport options. The position is part-time, 5 hours per day, Monday to Friday.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Approved Food Handling/Food Safety Certificates
  • Nutrition or Cookery qualifications desired
  • 1 years’ work experience working in a kitchen setting including allergy awareness
  • Ability to interact and engage with children and families
  • Experience in working as a team and a can-do attitude
  • An eye for detail ensuring cleanliness and hygiene is key!
  • Victorian Working With Children Check


  • Great hands on experience, enhancing your current skills
  • Friendly and supportive team 
  • $1,000 sign on bonus for all new team members
  • Positive work environment, making a real difference
  • Discounted childcare of 50% 
  • Additional day of wellbeing leave each year

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At Only About Children we have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and want you to bring your whole self to work. We welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community, particularly those who identify as Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click the apply button, or contact Aimee to find out more Aimee.Burrows@oac.edu.au

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