Brisbane, Australia

Job Description:

Why become part of the St Vincent’s Care family:

Because you’re like us, you believe that every act of kindness makes the world a better place. Better for everyone who lives in the 20+ facilities and locations we operate in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Better for all our staff and employees, who work tirelessly to provide the highest levels of care and quality of life for our clients. And better support for the local communities we play an important role in and continue to support.

At St Vincent’s we value inclusivity and diversity and acknowledge the important of creating a work environment that is welcome, safe, fair and impartial and invite people from all backgrounds to join our caring family. Better and fairer care. Always.

About the Opportunity:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Casual Cook to join our innovative team at St Vincent’s Care Services Bardon.

In this role you will bring your strong cooking skills and passion for your profession to create our residents a fine dining experience that is second to none! Delivering multi courses, elegant dishes and planning a variety of menus this is your opportunity to show your creative flair whilst working alongside a highly experienced team in a dynamic setting which is redefining the expectations of aged care.

Things that work for you:

  • Competitive salary packaging options up to $15,990, Novated leasing, plus an optional Meals and Entertainment card up to $2,650 per annum

  • Opportunity to work for the nation’s largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision

  • Friendly team environment with a great community care spirit

  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service

  • No cost uniforms and training

  • Free annual flu vaccination

  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their families

  • Access to the Fitness Passport (FP)

Things that work for us:

  • Trade qualification in Commercial cooking (preferred), current Food Handler Certificate

  • Proven experience with volume cooking such as hotels, healthcare and/or similar environments

  • Excellent knowledge related to all facets of Food Services which includes but not limited to chill production and planning dining service

  • Ability to lead day-to-day production with the assistance of the kitchenhands and accept responsibility for the smooth running of the kitchen

  • Understanding of and compliance with food safety hygiene standards

  • Ability to work on a casual basis

  • High level of customer service skills

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to follow directives as per care plan

  • Understanding of Aged Care and resident rights and responsibilities

  • National Police Certificate

  • NDIS Worker Screening Check may be a requirement of this role.

Reconciliation Action Plan

St Vincent’s Health Australia embraces Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s unique perspectives, knowledge, and cultural. We strive to achieve better physical, mental, and spiritual health outcomes through continued connection with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We understand the need to effectively engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to influence decision making at all levels and to create opportunity through sustainable and culturally safe employment. 

As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. For further information, visit http://www.svha.org.au/about-us/reconciliation, https://www.svcs.org.au/people/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander-recruitment


Apply today! Or if you have further queries, contact our Talent Team at svcs.recruitment@svha.org.au

No agencies please.

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:

Contact Details:

Renay Gardner

Alternate Contact:


Closing Date:

25 July 2024 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:

At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

For further information, visit https://www.svha.org.au/about-us/reconciliation or get in contact at indigenouscareers@svha.org.au

View Reconciliation Action Plan

Code of Conduct:

View Code of Conduct