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Reference Number 42835
Position Title Chef
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity South Coast
Location Labrador Aged Care Facility
Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services - Support Employee Level 6
Roles Available 1
Hours per fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Permanent Full-Time Role
  • Based out of our Labrador Aged Care Facility
  • Competitive Salary + 10% Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging + Penalties & Allowances

We’re seeking applications from experienced Chefs to join our facility team at Labrador Aged Care Facility.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced Chef to gain employment in one of Australia’s fastest growing industries. As part of your role you’ll: 

  • Prepare, cook and serve food in adherence with dietary requirements with a strong focus on food safety standards.
  • Support senior staff members with menu design and implementation,
  • Promote quality standards and maintain service with standard operating procedures. 

What you’ll need:

You will be driven, possess leadership qualities and take pride in your presentation. You’ll be knowledgeable in relation to nutrition and have a keen interest on the impact of dietary requirements on our aged residents.


You’ll have proven experience in safe food preparation, storage and delivery, a clear understanding of WHS and be confident in medium-high volume meal preparation. You’ll demonstrate:

  • Relevant trade qualifications or equivalent skills from previous experience
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR certificate or willingness to obtain if required
  • Great communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Good understanding of Australian food and beverage standards
  • Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies

Previous exposure to nutrition and dietary requirement for the aged is desirable but not essential. 


Supporting our clients in the best way possible is important to us. To be employed by Blue Care, you will be required to complete the free NDIS Worker Orientation Module prior to commencement and provide a copy of your certificate on completion. 


Supporting you to support others.
We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you: 

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together?
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.


We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.


Our approach is simple everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters)  approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.

Contact Person Jenny McDonald
Contact Number 0417711762
Closing Date 12/07/2022
Position Description Cook / Chef.doc
Application Guide click here to view