Cook / Kitchen Hand

About the roleThis role is part of the St Vincent’s Lismore 40+ catering team and reports directly to our Catering Manager.In this role you will provide kitchen hand services and relief cook support as required. Excellent customer service, teamwork, quality care, and food safety are all essential in this role, with your everyday tasks including:Working as part of a positive, well-oiled team to prepare and serve high quality food to patients, residents, and employees across the St Vincent’s campusMaintaining excellent food safety standards in all aspects of food preparation, storage, and deliveryCleaning work benches, cool rooms and equipment in line with all relevant safety guidelines, and reporting defects, maintenance, and safety issues as they arisePacking away deliveriesWe have 2 x casual and permanent part-time positions available (4 week - rotating roster) for a Kitchen-Hand and Relief Cook, based at our St Vincent’s Lismore campus.Our benefitsBeyond our measurable commitment to building a culture of excellence, we offer our people a range of benefits including but not limited to:Salary packaging up to $9,010 + $2,650 in entertainment/accommodation benefits each year (100% yours i.e. no split with SVL), increasing your overall take home paySalary increases and holiday leave loading in line with our Enterprise AgreementAccess to free counselling/coaching sessions with AccessEAPDiscounted gym membership through Fitness PassportAccess to free Flu vaccinations each yearDiscounted private health insurance through our Corporate Health PlanStaff discount on St Vincent’s Lismore hospital admissionsSubsidised meals and coffee shop discountsFree onsite staff parkingCorporate kitchen uniform providedOngoing formal and informal performance feedbackYour skills & experienceGreat time management skills, including being able to get to work on time and meet all food prep, cleaning and delivery schedules for a large commercial kitchen.Excellent people skills including the ability to communicate with a diverse range of patients, residents, caregivers and staff;Knowledge of food safety principles or willingness to learn;Previous hospitality experience desired, but not essential;Previous experience in a commercial cooking setting with a formal qualification relevant to the hospitality field highly regarded.Able to undertake labour intensive and physically demanding cleaning and lifting duties within the kitchen and catering space.Flexible and available to work all shifts on a rotating roster.About usEstablished in 1921, St Vincent’s Lismore leads the way in providing high-quality healthcare, aged care and childcare for the people of our community. It is our mission to create a culture of excellence in quality healthcare, reflecting Catholic values and principles in the spirit of Jesus Christ. At St Vincent’s Lismore we are united by our values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Kindness.Our values underpin how we work together, provide care and support for our patients, carers, employees, and community every day.To applyThis recruitment will close when the right candidate is found.APPLY now by submitting a resume detailing your experience and a cover letter that outlines what you are looking for and why you want to join the St Vincent’s Lismore community.For more information about St Vincent’s Lismore, go to our website: http://www.svh.org.au For more information about this role, contact our People and Culture team on (02) 6627 9543 or via email hr@svh.org.au * Applicants must have the right to work in Australia (Australian citizen or permanent resident) to be considered eligible to apply for this position.* This position requires a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) and a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  AUD Lismore 2480

Cook / Kitchen Hand

About the role

This role is part of the St Vincent’s Lismore 40+ catering team and reports directly to our Catering Manager.

In this role you will provide kitchen hand services and relief cook support as required. Excellent customer service, teamwork, quality care, and food safety are all essential in this role, with your everyday tasks including:

  • Working as part of a positive, well-oiled team to prepare and serve high quality food to patients, residents, and employees across the St Vincent’s campus
  • Maintaining excellent food safety standards in all aspects of food preparation, storage, and delivery
  • Cleaning work benches, cool rooms and equipment in line with all relevant safety guidelines, and reporting defects, maintenance, and safety issues as they arise
  • Packing away deliveries

We have 2 x casual and permanent part-time positions available (4 week - rotating roster) for a Kitchen-Hand and Relief Cook, based at our St Vincent’s Lismore campus.

Our benefits

Beyond our measurable commitment to building a culture of excellence, we offer our people a range of benefits including but not limited to:

  • Salary packaging up to $9,010 + $2,650 in entertainment/accommodation benefits each year (100% yours i.e. no split with SVL), increasing your overall take home pay
  • Salary increases and holiday leave loading in line with our Enterprise Agreement
  • Access to free counselling/coaching sessions with AccessEAP
  • Discounted gym membership through Fitness Passport
  • Access to free Flu vaccinations each year
  • Discounted private health insurance through our Corporate Health Plan
  • Staff discount on St Vincent’s Lismore hospital admissions
  • Subsidised meals and coffee shop discounts
  • Free onsite staff parking
  • Corporate kitchen uniform provided
  • Ongoing formal and informal performance feedback

Your skills & experience

  • Great time management skills, including being able to get to work on time and meet all food prep, cleaning and delivery schedules for a large commercial kitchen.
  • Excellent people skills including the ability to communicate with a diverse range of patients, residents, caregivers and staff;
  • Knowledge of food safety principles or willingness to learn;
  • Previous hospitality experience desired, but not essential;
  • Previous experience in a commercial cooking setting with a formal qualification relevant to the hospitality field highly regarded.
  • Able to undertake labour intensive and physically demanding cleaning and lifting duties within the kitchen and catering space.
  • Flexible and available to work all shifts on a rotating roster.

About us

Established in 1921, St Vincent’s Lismore leads the way in providing high-quality healthcare, aged care and childcare for the people of our community. It is our mission to create a culture of excellence in quality healthcare, reflecting Catholic values and principles in the spirit of Jesus Christ. At St Vincent’s Lismore we are united by our values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Courage and Kindness.

Our values underpin how we work together, provide care and support for our patients, carers, employees, and community every day.

To apply

This recruitment will close when the right candidate is found.

APPLY now by submitting a resume detailing your experience and a cover letter that outlines what you are looking for and why you want to join the St Vincent’s Lismore community.

For more information about St Vincent’s Lismore, go to our website: http://www.svh.org.au 

For more information about this role, contact our People and Culture team on (02) 6627 9543 or via email hr@svh.org.au 

* Applicants must have the right to work in Australia (Australian citizen or permanent resident) to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

* This position requires a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) and a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.