Churches of Christ Care, Homesteads Aged Care Service, Nerang

Casual opportunity

Are you a passionate Hospitality Worker (Cook) looking for a rewarding career?

About the role

Within this position, your main area of responsibility will be preparing high quality, nutritious meals for our residents with different care needs and special dietary requirements. You have the opportunity to make meal time the highlight of the day for our residents, and ensure adherence to food safety regulations. Sharing your cooking experience and compassionate and patient nature, you will actively contribute to establishing high standards of customer service to our residents and participate in continuous improvement.

Within this casual position, you will be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends. If you are looking for a rewarding role that has a positive impact on the lives of seniors, this might be the right opportunity for you.

About you

Your highly developed prioritisation, time management, leadership and problem solving techniques are just some of your strengths. You should really enjoy working with older people and have empathy to their needs. You have comprehensive understanding of legislation relevant to the industry plus knowledge and application of safe food hygiene practices.

Your experience and qualifications for this role ideally, should include:

  • A Certificate III in Hospitality is preferred;
  • Experience in the Aged Care industry is preferable, not essential as training is provided;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of commercial food preparation and cooking processes, food hygiene control and cleaning chemicals used in a kitchen.

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: modelling unconditional love; behaving with integrity; and being good stewards.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

In particular, we operate 28 residential aged care services that include specialties such as dementia, palliative and respite care.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offers you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us touch the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

To apply for this position please click the Apply button. For further information, please contact Eva Enriquez (07) 5557 1888.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications close: Monday 25 November 2019


Cook (SSL).pdf


Type: Casual

Category: Residential Aged Care

Reference ID: AM000534

Date Posted: 03/11/2019