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Reference Number 15565
Position Title Kitchenhand / relief Cook | Full Time | Fitzroy Crossing (remote WA)
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Site Juniper Fitzroy Crossing
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Hourly rate, $26..45 ($27.97 when acting in Cook role) + relevant penalty rates
  • Access to Salary Sacrifice of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Subsidised accommodation at Workers Camp $20 per night
  • Up to $750 towards relocation
  • Access to ongoing employment opportunities within a large aged care organisation

We have a great opportunity available for a full time Kitchenhand / relief Cook at our  Juniper Guwardi Ngadu site located in the remote Kimberley town of Fitzroy Crossing.

The primary purpose of this role is to provide assistance in the kitchen, preparing food, assisting with meal services and keeping the kitchen area clean and compliant with food safety requirements. This will be a perfect opportunity for you if you have a passion for hospitality and also enjoy being with older people and making a positive difference to the lives of others. The duties of this role may vary depending upon the operational needs of the facility and will require you to work 2 shifts per week as the Cook.

On offer for the successful candidate is a full time position, working not less than 75 hours per fortnight. 

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Preparing and presenting breakfast, serving of lunch and dinner
  • Provide kitchen hand services at our facility that include; preparation of food, modifying food texture, apportioning food accurately and serving food to residents
  • Cleaning of cooking areas and equipment to a high standard
  • Application of safe food handling practices
  • Adhere to Juniper's policies and procedures relating to Occupational Safety and Health

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Experience in a commercial cooking environment or aged care catering (desirable)
  • Safe food handling practice and hygiene standards
  • Demonstrating good written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of relevant chemicals and safe handling practices and procedures
  • Must have excellent organisational and time management skills

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

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


Selection Criteria Essential: Have you had or are you willing to obtain the 2020 Flu Vaccination?
Essential: Juniper offers subsidised single person accommodation for $20 per night at the Fitzroy Crossing Workers Camp. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate couples or families. Will you be relocating on your own?
Essential: Please advise how many weeks notice you require (including relocation time).
Contact Person Gail Marley
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
Juniper reserves the right to close advertising without prior notice.