• ID 8401
  • Work TypeCasual
    Location Point Vernon Aged Care Residence
    Pt Vernon, QLD Australia
  • Closing Date Friday, November 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

Established for 48 years, TriCare is one of Queensland’s largest private owners and managers of retirement communities and aged care residences.

Point Vernon Aged Care Residence, accommodating up to 57 residents and located on the scenic Esplanade of Hervey Bay, is seeking an experienced, casual Cook.

Working alongside our Chef Manager and Assistant Chef, you will responsible for assisting in the preparation of all meals from breakfast to supper, according to our fresh cook meal recipes and high quality, fresh cook standards.

To be the right person, you will be flexible around working hours, working a combination of weekend shifts (attracting penalty rates) and week day shifts. The shift span is between 6 am to 7.30 pm. You will receive 25% casual loading on top of your base hourly rate.

To succeed, you will possess experience, knowledge and skills in the following areas:-

  • Experience working in a bulk catering role in an aged/health care environment (mandatory)
  • Competent in food preparation and plating
  • Ability to step up to undertake the cooking function in the absence of your manager
  • Capable of prioritising work within established routines, methods and procedures
  • Safe food handling practices and knowledge of HACCP
  • Post-meal time cleaning kitchen
  • Working well under limited supervision, either individually or in a team
  • Possess sound communication and maths skills
  • Strong customer service ethos and empathy for the elderly
  • A Food Supervisor / hospitality qualification
  • Adherence to Work Health and Safety guidelines.

Although you have experience working as a member of a busy catering team, you are enthusiastic about further formal training and career development opportunities.

Join the Point Vernon team – we will encourage your career progression. Apply now, following the prompts to submit your cover letter and resume to Lisa Boase, Facility Manager.

Or Post: Point Vernon Aged Care Residence, 193 The Esplanade, Point Vernon Qld 4655

Closing Date: Friday, 24 November 2017

A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997.
Our aged care residences are smoke-free workplaces.


  • Lisa Boase
  • Facility Manager
  • Point Vernon Aged Care Residence, 193 The Esplanade
  • Point Vernon QLD
  • P (07) 4303 2700
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