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Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Brisbane - CBD & Inner Suburbs, QLD, AU

Company: Mater

About the role

Mater Food Services team are currently searching for a Casual Cook to join their busy team. 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: $28.44 - $29.71 (Operational Officer Level 3) per hour plus superannuation and casual loading

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:

  • Commercial Cookery Trade Certificate
  • 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?

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education and Research and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

Closing date for applications is Friday 18 January 2019.

If you are interested in applying for this position, simply click on 'APPLY' to attach your resume.

Please note we CANNOT accept any emailed applications so please ensure you submit your details via the "APPLY" button.

If you are having technical difficulties submitting your application please contact the Recruitment Team ( confirming the role you are applying for and the specific difficulties you are experiencing.

At Mater, you'll find we live and breathe our values. We are a health care leader that provides care to more than 500,000 patients each year as a private, benevolent not-for-profit organisation - what profit we make goes back in to our business which is why we offer state of the art facilities and the resources to advance your career and provide exceptional care to our patients.

Mater is also committed to environmental sustainability and draws on our recognition of the link between health, climate and the environment which ensures we optimise our position as responsible corporate citizens.

Come and join us; as a Mater employee you'll find the benefits you deserve and the opportunity to be part of a healthcare community unlike any other.

Applicants from recruitment agencies will not be considered at this time.

Posting Notes: South Brisbane || QLD || Australia (AU) || Hotel Services ||