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Cook | Part-time | Geraldton

We are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Cook to oversee the operations of the kitchen at our Juniper Hillcrest facility. Juniper Hillcrest is a mixed care 80 place residential facility located in the Midwest town of Geraldton 420 kilometers north of Perth.

The purpose of this role is to prepare and cook high quality, nutritious meals to meet our residents’ special dietary requirements. You will be responsible for supervising a team of catering staff and ensuring all policies and procedures are being adhered to. You will also make sure that the quality of meals is maintained at a high standard.

On offer for the successful candidate will be a part-time position. The successful applicant must be available to work a minimum of 28 hours per fortnight.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Preparing and cooking high quality, nourishing meals for our residents
  • Monitoring all practices within the catering centre to ensure safe food handling and infection control procedures are being adhered to
  • Ensure all areas of the kitchen are cleaned to the highest standards
  • Stock control management, replenishing and ordering stock as required
  • Compliancy with Juniper’s Occupational, Safety and Health requirements

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Trade certification or experience in a commercial cooking environment and/or aged care catering is required
  • Basic knowledge of dietary nutrition for the aged is preferred
  • Ability to manage bulk ordering, purchasing, and stock control of food
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Empathy for elderly residents

What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Free parking on site

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Date Posted
Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Perth, WA
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