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  • Bathurst Island, NT, Australia, 0822
  • Permanent

Cook - Tiwi Islands

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • FIFO role working 7days on 7 days off in Tiwi Islands

About the role

To work with the Service Coordinator and associated support employees to deliver a food service to clients of the Mulakunya Aged Care Service and Community Clients. Such food service with be nutritionally sound and meet the needs of residents and community clients .i.e. diabetics, renal etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Current Driver’s License
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in the planning and cooking of meals
  • Certificate 3 in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) optional
  • Safe working knowledge of the Australian and New Zealand Food Standards (ANZFS) AND Food Standards Code (1987) and its associated amendments
  • Sound working knowledge of infection control practices and Standard Precautions

What you bring 

  • Plan and cook meals daily for clients of the Mulakunya Aged Care program (including community clients, facility residents and employees).
  • Develop and maintain a nutritionally sound menu plan in consultation with the Service Coordinator and residents.
  • Control food supplies- ordering, rotation of stock and ensure all supplies are stored in line with food standards.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation
  • Develop and maintain a food safety program in consultation with the Service Coordinator.
  • Clean stovetop and food preparation areas daily i.e. bench tops, floors, microwave etc. and ensure that a cleaning schedule exists to ensure that all other equipment is routinely cleaned.
  • Maintain and protect confidentiality of residents/clients and organisation information at all times.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge and skills and participate in training schemes, seminars as required.
  • Contribute towards the development of policy and management systems to maintain a high level of service to residents/clients, employees and others.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the site Line Manager or her delegate.
  • Comply with the WHS Act by observing safe work practices.
  • To ensure that performance measures are met.
  • To contribute to the ongoing monitoring, review and development of quality systems.
  • To represent the organisation in a positive and responsive manner in all dealings/contacts with internal and external clients.
  • Flexibility in spread of hours required from time to time in order to be responsive to client and Support Worker needs.

For further information please contact Farzi Service Centre Manager on 08 8935 6000 or

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


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