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Second Cook - Aged Care

LocationGrange, SA 5022
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
  • Chef
  • Cook
  • Hospitality Worker
  • Team Player
Job no: T3PNG
Category: Residential Aged Care
  • Permanent part time opportunity, Mon - Thurs (7am - 1pm)
  • Get in your passion for cooking
  • Lead and support the Hospitality Catering Team to assist in meal preparation and cleaning of the kitchen environment

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options - tell us what you need for that work-life balance*
  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay with $15,899 tax free each year
  • Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation Card provides you with an additional $2,650 tax free per year
  • Paid parental leave, including superannuation paid on parental leave
  • Paid study leave, and financial education assistance up to $6,000
  • Genuine career development opportunities across the organisation
  • Discounted motor vehicles and gym memberships
  • BUPA and Medibank health cover discounts
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you, and your family

*AnglicareSA offers a range of flexible working arrangements that are aimed at meeting your diverse needs and the different operating environments across AnglicareSA. This includes working from home, part-time work, compressed working weeks and flexible working hours. The suitability of different arrangements will depend on your individual needs, the position you are applying for, and team and customer requirements. You are encouraged to discuss your needs during the application process.

Who are we looking for?

We are after an experienced Cook to work in our Grange aged care facility to utilise your creativity and passion for food to deliver outstanding meals for our residents that are nutritious and delicious.  

If you’re looking for a role to utilise your cooking skills in a dynamic environment then we have a great role for you! The position of Cook in our Aged care sites will give you lots of variety and job satisfaction, as you look after the nutritional needs and health of our residents. This role also leads and support our hospitality team to assist in meal preparation and maintaining a clean and safe kitchen environment.

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Prepare enjoyable, nutritious meals for our residents in our Grange site based on their individual requirements or modified diet
  • Liaise with the staff at the centre for feedback on how meals were received and for any updates to dietary requirements.
  • Use initiative, be organised and flexible to meet food service needs, including promotion of healthy eating practices.
  • Lead and assist the hospitality team in meal preparation and following food handling practices
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace to a high-standard.
  • Provide prompt courteous service and act in a professional manner at all times when dealing with residents, families, team, and colleagues.

What do you need to bring?

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery desirable
  • Experience working in an aged care environment
  • Proven ability to work positively and productively to prepare and deliver quality, nutritious, flavoursome meals that meet legislative, regulatory and dietary requirements.
  • Demonstrated understanding of food hygiene practices.
  • Ability to develop a strong, cohesive work team.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to interact with our residents in a friendly manner.
  • Proven ability to liaise with suppliers and order supplies for the kitchen within budget.

Who is AnglicareSA?

As one of SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. Our 2000 employees, and 300+ volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.

We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.

How to Apply:

View the attached Job Description via the vacancy's application page on the AnglicareSA website for further details on the role requirements.

If this sounds like you please click on Apply and submit your application!

We do not accept applications via email but, for more information, please contact: Mina, Recruitment Business Partner at Mina.Prajapat@anglicaresa.com.au     

Applications close 20th April

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date. Applications may also close before this date.


At AnglicareSA, we want everyone to feel that they can be themselves and that they belong. We value diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings to the people who work with us and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

We are committed to the employment of First Nations people. Please contact the person listed above to discuss joining AnglicareSA and visit our website for details on our Aboriginal Services and to access AnglicareSA’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

AnglicareSA is a White Ribbon organisation committed to the prevention of violence against women.