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Weekend Chef/Food Services Attendant

Established for 50 years, TriCare is one of Queensland’s largest private owners and managers of retirement communities and aged care residences.

TriCare’s Labrador Aged Care Residence, a refurbished 70 bed residence located on the Broadwater at Biggera Waters, located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, is recruiting for a permanent part time Weekend Chef/Food Service Attendant.

Reporting to the Facility Manager, you will assist in preparation of our quality, fresh-cooked meals and provide excellent service to the residents.  You will also assist in supervising the operations of our fresh-cook kitchen.

Your roster will be provided to you 2 weeks in advance, and usually offers a regular working routine, unless there are special events where we may alter your shifts slightly.  Attractive penalty rates are paid for working on weekends.

You are responsible for:

  • Efficient and timely preparation of meals and beverages
  • Tailoring meals to residents’ dietary requirements and care plans
  • Ensuring hygiene and cleanliness of kitchen
  • Adherence to HACCP and TriCare policies
  • Compliance to accreditation standards

To be successful, your experience and attributes will include:

  • Bulk catering/cooking experience in an Aged Care environment
  • Supervisory and training skills
  • Strong customer service ethos and empathy for the elderly
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (or other relevant qualification)
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Enthusiasm for continuous improvement projects.

Possession of a hospitality qualification and/or food safety supervisor certification will be favourably considered.   TriCare provides ongoing training and career development opportunities.

Evidence of current Flu Vaccination and full COVID-19 vaccination are mandatory requirements of the role.

Apply now, addressing your application via SEEK to the Facility Manager

Closing Date: Wednesday, 2nd March 2022

A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997.

Our aged care residences are non-smoking workplaces.

TriCare does not consider applications received through, or from, recruiters.