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Reference Number 14229
Position Title Cook
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region COAST
Site Juniper Hillcrest
Position Summary

  What's on offer:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Free parking on site 

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 residential facility located in the Midwest town of Geraldton WA

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 working as a cook in charge with the ability to pick up hours as a kitchenhand.

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 


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.


Contact Person Chris Corder
Contact Number (08) 9240 0335
Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0309
Position Description no position descriptions have been provided

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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.
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