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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen AssistantPerson Responsible To:

General Manager
Managing Director

Qualification Required:

  • HLTFS207B Follow Basic Food Safety Practices (or equivalent)
  • HLTFS309B Oversee the day to day implementation of Food Safety in the Workplace (or equivalent)
  • HLTFS301B Apply and Monitor Food Safety Requirements (or equivalent)
  • SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures (or equivalent, preferred not necessary)

Experience required:

  • Previous experience in the hospitality industry preferred

Position Objectives:

  • To ensure all food is prepared and presented in a timely manner
  • To maintain a clean work area
  • To ensure hygiene and health and safety standards are followed
  • To follow One World for Children’s Food Safety Program.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Understand and follow centre policies.
  • Work in accordance with the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011 and the National Law Act 2010.
  • Participate in the implementation of the National Quality Standards.
  • Participate in the implementation of the Early Years Learning Framework
  • Follow the guidelines of the Get up and Grow Guidelines
  • Assist in the preparation of meals and ensure time frames are met
  • Cook and present meals.
  • Assist and maintain cleaning of equipment, crockery and general utensils.
  • Assist and maintain cleaning of larger kitchen equipment such as stove, fridge, freezer, pantry etc.
  • To order stock weekly
  • To put away stock
  • To undertake stock control
  • Plan an appropriate menu (for children birth to 6 years), adult evening meals (if delegated to)
  • Follow all hygiene and health and safety standards.
  • Follow and implement One World for Children’s Food Safety Program. – complete all relevant documents and file records relating to the Food Safety Program

Skills/Experience/Personal Qualities Required:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible and responsive.
  • Self motivated.
  • Organised.
  • Able to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to respond positively to change.
  • Ability to manage own time and work effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to take direction from Management or representative.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and hygiene requirements.

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