• Villa Maria Eastern Heights (100 beds)
  • Permanent part time opportunity
  • Join a not-for-profit, values-based aged care organisation

Villa Maria Eastern Heights is our beautiful 100 bed Aged Care Home situated 35KM west of Brisbane in the city of Ipswich, Qld. We pride ourselves on offering a home like environment that operates under Catholic Healthcare’s values of Compassion, Excellence, Honesty, Hospitality & Respect.

Currently we’re looking for a Cook to join our team on a permanent part time basis. The position will be working a 9 day fortnight containing one weekend.

As part of a dedicated team who work hard to create a safe, home like environment you will work alongside of chef, catering and care teams to provide well-presented fresh and nutritional meals that are aromatic and appetizing. 

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of the menu in line with the Aged Care Quality Standards and Catholic Healthcare's model of care.
  • Compliance with Food safety Policies and Procedures
  • Preparation of texture modified diets, supplements and an awareness of allergens/intolerances
  • Ensuring all dietary concerns are accommodated
  • Efficient stock control
  • Updating resident dietary information/records
  • Preparing food for events within the home

To be considered a successful candidate for this role, you will possess the following;

  • Previous experience in an Aged Care Cooks role
  • Certificate in Hospitality qualification or Certificate III Commercial Cookery qualification preferred
  • Good knowledge of Food Safety is essential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate with key stakeholders at all levels
  • Must be able to provide evidence of Flu Vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination

Catholic Healthcare is a leading not-for-profit provider of residential aged care, home and community services, retirement living and healthcare across NSW and SE QLD. Together, our team of over 4,000 people are dedicated to our Mission of helping the people that we serve to live life to its fullest every day. 

If you’re looking for a role where you can make a positive & rewarding impact in a great organisation like ours, then we’d love to hear from you. Please apply online now.

Please note that pre-employment checks (including police) will be completed for all preferred candidates before an offer is made.

Hello Recruitment Agencies, thanks for thinking of us. Right now, we’re looking to fill this opportunity directly so if we do need your assistance, we’ll be in touch.



Brands: Catholic Healthcare
Country: Australia

Reference ID: PPT Cook-VMEH

Date Posted: 13/09/2021