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Cook

Berrington Care Group is currently seeking a Cook to join our beautiful home in Como. You will create and deliver delicious, nutritious home-style meals for our residents. This is part time shift work position.

Aged Care experience essential

At Berrington Care we are passionate about delivering the highest quality care to our residents and only employ outstanding staff who share our values of respect, compassion and accountability.

Berrington’s food philosophy is that all our food is made onsite and we source 100% of our fish, fruit and vegetables from Australia. We pride ourselves on the standard of meals we provide, and we are looking for a passionate Cook who enjoys interacting with our residents.

Our Cook will be responsible for:

  • The creation and effective delivery of nutritious meals for residents, ensuring dietary requirements are met
  • Effective leadership of the Kitchen Hands and overall culinary team and ensuring they have the correct skills, knowledge and support to effectively fulfill their role in the absence of the Head Chef
  • Ensuring the catering service is safe and of high quality that meets resident needs

Role Requirements:

  • Cert III in Commercial Cookery
  • Minimum 2 years in a similar role
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Food Safety Program and Legislative requirements (OSH, Fire/Evacuation, Infection Control)
  • The ability to cook home-style meals & pastries, along with food ordering & menu creation
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
  • Pride in the quality of the food and meals that is produced in the kitchen
  • A team player but also efficient when working independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, Management, residents and family members
  • Previous Aged Care, Health Care or hotel experience is desirable
  • Valid National Police clearance
  • Unlimited work rights

The successful applicant must be flexible and available to work weekends and public holidays. Interest candidates are invited to send your CV to recruitment@berrington.com.au or click on the link to be fast tracked to our video interview.

Berrington | 1800 237 746