Cook (BestStart Alexandra)

BestStart Educare

As our Cook it will be your responsibility to plan and prepare appetizing, nutritious and varied meals and snacks for our active children.

Work with us in this permanent part time Cook role 20 hours per week Mon-Fri!

BestStart Alexandra pride ourselves on providing a safe, loving and challenging

environment that nurtures the growth of all children. We offer education and care for children from 3 months to 5 years old and provide meals that are approved by Healthy Heart, are delicious and nutritious.

Our ideal applicant: You’ll have a good knowledge of foods that promote good nutrition and healthy eating. Our Cook needs to be organised, flexible and have your own car as travel is required. You will also be an enthusiastic, energetic person with a ready willingness to help out, a ‘can do’ attitude and impeccable personal hygiene.

Other daily responsibilities may include domestic duties such as cleaning the kitchen, washing, restocking and ordering food. Experience in a similar role would be a bonus as would a current food handling/safety certificate.

If you have:
* Experience with food safety and handling (qualifications would be a bonus)
* Ability to fill out appropriate kitchen compliance documentation
* Ability to work to a high standard of hygiene levels
* Healthy menu planning skills based on Healthy Heart criteria
* Full meal preparation of healthy and nutritious food for infants, toddlers and pre-school aged children

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa