Cook | Aged Care
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Brisbane, AU
4d ago
source : Engineering Jobs

Are you looking for a change of environment? To feel rewarded in your career? Are you passionate about delivering the best meals available?

Look no further, Infinite Care are taking expressions of interest for experienced Cook's.

About the Role

Infinite Aged Care is currently taking expressions of interest from empathetic, passionate and skilled Casual Cook’s to join our new Aged Care Facility in Ipswich.

It is vital for the successful applicants to hold a strong degree of flexibility working within these roles to work across 24 / 7 rotating rosters (Weekend Availability is essential).

It is essential the successful applicants are qualified, understand the residential aged care environment and standards, have flexible shift availability, are natural leaders and that have a high level of empathy and compassion for our residents.

  • The successful applicants will;
  • Ensure that meals are prepared to cater to individual resident dietary requirements and plated in accordance with guidelines.
  • Knowledge of special diets and diet requirements such as allergies / intolerances, supplements and texture modified soft and purees is essential

  • Be actively involved with menu planning and recipe development
  • Maintain high standards of food preparation, presentation and cooking techniques in accordance with food safety legislation
  • Adhere to cleaning schedule, documentation requirements and perform regular audits
  • Ensure that team comply with strict food safety and hygiene standards in aged care
  • Lead, manage and motivate a small team to provide outstanding customer service and quality food for our residents.
  • Hold previous experience in effectively managing food costs and a kitchen in an aged care or retirement living environment
  • Hold a relevant trade qualification in commercial cooking
  • Be available to work a variety of shifts including weekend’s (Essential)
  • Hold excellent time management, organisational and communication skills
  • Be flexible, reliable and self-motivated
  • Be confident team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills that has a passion for providing outstanding and nutritious home cooked means for our residents
  • About Us

    Infinite Aged Care is a leading aged care provider in the Australian market providing a holistic, innovative and resident-centred approach to aged care.

    The group has five residential aged care facilities in Adelaide, six operational facilities in Queensland, and is fast developing a footprint through the rest of Australia.

    It is an incredibly exciting phase for the business and a fun and rewarding place to be!

    The Rewards

    Infinite provides a supportive team environment with a culture that is heavily resident focused. You will be supported by a strong facility management team, including resources specialised in Hotel Services.

    We offer a competitive salary package for outstanding candidates and opportunities for continual learning and development.

    If you would like to be part of our leading team and have a passion for aged care please apply with a resume & cover letter outlining your skills and experience, why you are passionate about joining Infinite Care, and how you can add value to our organisation.

    Due to high application volumes, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

    Note : Candidates will be required to provide a National Police Check and provide evidence of their 2020 Influenza Vaccination in accordance with Infinite employment and security conditions.

    Please note to apply for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.

    The application form will include these questions :

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following culinary arts qualifications have you obtained?
  • Do you have experience training & managing kitchen staff?
  • What's your expected hourly rate?
  • Do you have experience with menu planning & costing?
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