• ID 8003
  • Work TypeCasual
    Location Point Vernon Aged Care Residence
    Pt Vernon, QLD Australia
  • Closing Date Wednesday, September 27, 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, a 57 bed facility on the scenic Esplanade of Hervey Bay, is seeking an experienced, casual Cook.

Working alongside our Chefs, you will responsible for assisting in the preparation of all meals from breakfast to supper, according to our fresh cook meal recipes.

To be the right person, you will be flexible around working hours, as you occasionally will be undertaking relief shifts for the Assistant Chef or Chef Manager. We have varied shifts on offer within the 6 am to 7.30 pm time span, and you can work weekend shifts which attract penalty rates. 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 already trained as a member of a catering team, you are an enthusiastic participant in formal training and career development opportunities.

Join the team, working alongside our Chef Manager in a role that allows for career progression. Follow 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: Wednesday, 27 September 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
  • 193 The Esplanade
  • Point Vernon Qld
  • P (07) 4303 2700
  • F (07) 4124 3113