Royal Freemasons

Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/01/2018

Job Category:

Food, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism / Cook

Job description:
  • Join an established and highly regarded Not-for-Profit provider of Aged Care Services
  • New Premium Aged Care Facility
  • Casual position available

"Care, compassion and respect have been at the heart of Royal Freemasons since it was founded as a charitable organisation in 1867. Our residential care, home care and support services deliver high quality care to people in their homes, in our independent living units, our retirement apartments and aged care residential sites, with all services tailored to their individual needs."

About You

An excellent opportunity exists for experienced Cook to make an immediate impact and start with our casual bank at our Residential Aged Care Facility, Mt Martha Valley. Based in Safety Beach,

You will work within a large spacious main kitchen to prepare all meals and a second (but equally as spacious) satellite kitchen to serve the meals from. Equipped with a large freezer, ample storage and brand new equipment, you will be provided with the tools to train and supervise a new team.

Through a multi-disciplinary approach, your responsibilities will include providing the highest levels of service in food preparation, hygiene, kitchen services and hospitality to our residents. Other key tasks related to this role are customer service, food handling, hygiene, and OH&S.

You will be required to manage the production team which includes, Cooks, Kitchen Assistants and Kitchen Hands and oversee rosters, budgets, review of menus and managing all daily operations within the kitchen.

The successful candidate must have experience working in aged care along with a multi-skilled can do approach, who likes variety in their day to day work environment. You will be professionally presented, highly organised and self-motivated, someone who can manage their time, be flexible with their workloads and customer focused. You will have strong written and oral communication, possess a customer centric approach, and have advanced computer competency.

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience within an Aged Care environment
  • Trade Certificate in Cookery & Food Handlers Certificate III qualifications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Smart Phone and Home Internet are desirable

At Royal Freemasons, we offer our staff

  • A work/life balance by ensuring you have fixed permanent shifts on a fortnightly roster. No more rotating rosters! Our staff can roster and manage their own shifts through our electronic self-service rostering system.
  • A good mix of staff on the floor. Every shift has a Registered Nurse in charge, supported by Endorsed Enrolled Nurses and Personal Care Assistants to provide a high standard of care for our residents.
  • Technology - embracing autonomy through point of care electronic documentation management. An employee portal to keep you up to date and self-managed eLearning mandatory training.
  • Salary Packaging - as a Not-for-Profit organisation we provide the ability for our staff to salary package up to $16,173 per annum of your salary (inclusive of salary packaging and the administration fee) which significantly increases the take home value of your remuneration package. Additionally, you can salary package meals, entertainment and facility hire expenses including holiday accommodation up to a maximum of $2,550 per annum.

About Us

We are an established and highly regarded Not-for-Profit provider of Aged Care Services across the Residential, Home Care and Retirement Living sectors. We offer salary packaging and a comprehensive employee benefits scheme. With locations across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria our staff benefit from great learning and career prospects, fantastic resources and enjoy an envied reputation for excellence in care.

Royal Freemasons is committed to providing and maintaining a workplace that is safe and without risks to health. This includes a smoke free workplace and influenza vaccine program.

Recruitment Agencies are requested to kindly NOT contact us.