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Reference Number 14331
Position Title Domestic Catering
Employment Type Casual
Division Residential
Region Juniper Relief
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, currently $30.81 (Casual) plus any applicable penalty rates
  • Access to Salary Sacrifice of up to $15,900 p/a
  • The flexibility to select where and when you will work

We are currently seeking to recruit Kitchen Hands with aged care experience to join our new Relief Pool, operating throughout the Perth metropolitan area.

Juniper Kitchen Hands assist with the preparation and service of meals for residents. They also ensure the kitchen area is clean, tidy and hygeinically maintained and that food safety is always complied with.

We are keen to hear from candidates who enjoy assisting the elderly and are available to travel to different metropolitan sites at short notice.  

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Assist with the preparation of meals and morning/afternoon teas
  • Comply with all food safety procedures
  • Able to read and follow dietary and food preaparation instructions
  • Maintain a clean kitchen
  • Food service

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Experience in an aged care catering environment (desirable)
  • Safe food handling practice and hygiene standards
  • Clear 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 are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Unfortunately, our busy Recruitment Team cannot spare the time required to give full attention to the large volume of calls we receive following advertising. Please be assured that we value your application.  You will receive confirmation via email only that it has been received successfully.


Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have experience working within aged care as a kitchen hand?
Essential: Are you able to attend work at short notice? (Approximately 1 -2 hours at times)
Essential: Please tell us which days of the week you are available to work:
Essential: Are you available to begin work early in the morning (before 8am)?
Essential: Are you available to work in the early evening, finishing work after 6pm for example?
Contact Person Melissa Scates
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Alternate Contact Person Megan Hayes
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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.