Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
With our organisation growing to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community, there's never been a better time to join the Calvary Flora McDonald Team
About the role
We are looking for a Cook “specialising in modified diets” for our residential home at Cowandilla.
As a passionate and experienced cook, you will work as a member of our large hospitality team.
You will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of catering, and presentation whilst handling, preparing and storing food, in addition to associated other catering tasks.
You will demonstrate knowledge of and compliance with food safety standards.
Assist with the catering service to meet resident’s food requirements. This will include food preparation, food storage, food hygiene, distribution and serving meals.
This position is specialising in modified foods, and taking it to the next level.
Follow written protocols for special dietary requests.
Assist with the preparation of the menus.
Work with the food safety plan and legislative guidelines.
Adhere to infection control, manual handling, WHS procedures.
Maintain efficient and open communication.
What you bring
Experience in basic cooking preparation preferred but not essential
Excellent customer service approach, friendly and bubbly personality
Effective time management skills and experience in a fast paced environment
Basic understanding of the requirements to support residents living with dementia including those who display challenging behaviours and also basic knowledge of the requirements of the Aged Care standards will be high regarded
A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation
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: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/
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 Influenza Vaccination.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
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