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Reference Number 14925
Position Title Domestic Catering | Part Time | Kununurra
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, $26.06 p.h. plus relevant penalty rates
  • $29.33p.h. when relieving the Cook in Charge position
  • Salary Sacrifice of up to $15,900 p/a, increasing your take home pay
  • Access to ongoing employment opportunities within a large aged care organisation

We have a great oppportunity available for a Kitchen-hand at our Juniper Gerdewoonem site. Located in Kununurra, Juniper Gerdewoonem, opened June 2018, delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care to older Western Australians. Comprising of 30 beds and skilfully purpose built for the region, Gerdewoonem aims to meet the needs of the community in a culturally appropriate manner, utilising local knowledge and the experience Juniper has acquired as a leading aged care provider over seventy years.  

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.

On offer for the successful candidate is a part-time position, working not less than 25 hours per week.  

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.

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.

 

Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Narelle Wallace
Alternate Contact Number
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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