Person, Hair, Clothing, Apparel, Female

Kitchen / Care Worker

  • 499673
  • Aged Care - Chef
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Part time permanent
  • Up to $25.76 p/h + super, penalties, tax benefits
  • Great opportunities for qualified and unqualified carers and kitchen workers
  • Permanent part-time with flexible hours to suit you

What you’ll be doing in this role

The role requires someone who has good time management and skills in prioritization and organisation as well as the ability to communicate well with aged people and their families, also responsible for quality food preparation, serving of meals to residents, cleaning and general hospitality duties.

Your care work may include:

  • Provide quality, timely and effective hotel service such as catering
  • Completes documentation in the Food Safety Program and the information management system and coaches Food Services Team to undertake same
  • Work for the continuous improvement of our service to ensure it’s the best it can be, in line with Aged Care Accreditation Standards
  • Queries and complaints from our clients and their families, as well as your co-workers and other service providers, that come your way, will be handled with a confidential and timely approach, in collaboration with your supervisor
  • While providing effective and timely hotel services, you’ll treat our clients with respect and recognize their abilities, preferences and decision-making capacity.

Who we’re looking for

  • Ideally, you’ll have a Certificate III Hospitality/Commercial Cookery, and/or or Certificate IV in Hospitality/Catering Operations.
  • You’ll have previous experience in aged or community care, or a passion to begin your career in aged care if you’re studying or have recently become qualified.
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic and resourceful, and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.

We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

About Uniting Aged Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support more than 7,000 residents in over 70 aged care homes throughout NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Other pre-employment screenings
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination (3 doses).

How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

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