Cook

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Catering/Food Services

About the role

Mater Food Services team are currently searching for a Cook to join their busy team. We have roles available on both a permanent part-time and permanent full-time basis. Reporting to the Kitchen Supervisor, this important role will see you providing high volume meals for our patients and staff as a part of a very busy environment and a member of a supportive team.

Mater has been providing compassionate Health Care services for more than 100 years. Now comprising a group of world class private hospitals (including three hospitals which offer public health services) Mater provides care to some 500 000 people each year.

Salary range: $28.95 - $30.24 (Operational Officer Level 3) per hour plus super + salary packaging up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing

Your duties will include:

  • Cooking, storing and disposing of food according to trade policy guidelines
  • Following policies and procedures as set by the department
  • Ensuring all Food Safety and Hygiene standards are adhered to
  • Serving patient meals from an a la carte kitchen
  • Assisting with efficient production of food for all clients in a timely manner
  • Assisting the Supervisor in stock rotation and ordering
  • Serving at Private functions if required

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or above (essential)
  • Hotel/Restaurant background will be highly advantageous
  • Experience in a la carte service mode
  • Demonstrated experience cooking in a Cook-serve, fresh food production system
  • Successful completion of accredited Food Hygiene Course
  • Strong knowledge of HACCP
  • Knowledge of the cook-chill production system will be highly advantageous
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and also independently
  • Strong written and oral communication, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to act independently, display initiative, be organised and have an enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to work

Why join us?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation, and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Closing date for applications is Friday 7 October 2022.

Please note it is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater to be and to remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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