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Eldercare Allambi at Glengowrie & Eldercare Seaford are seeking dedicated Chefs.

Eldercare is a leading not-for-profit aged care provider in South Australia with in excess of 1800 employees. Our workplace culture embraces teamwork, innovation and a dedication to our purpose of delivering peace of mind with our care.

Eldercare has an exciting opportunity for experienced Chefs to join the team at Eldercare Allambi at Glengowrie & Eldercare Seaford.

We have permanent opportunities available at both sites.

As a Chef, you will be responsible for the preparation of nutritious and delicious meals and snacks for our residents. You will ensure that special diets including modified texture and supplements are catered for. As required, you will lead and supervise our hospitality team members in laundry, cleaning, and catering services.

About the role

  • Permanent part time positions available as per shift patterns below
  • Successful applicants will pick up either shift pattern in its entirety
  • Opportunity to pick up additional shifts on a casual basis

Eldercare Allambi – Glengowrie – 45 hrs per fortnight

Week 1 & 2

Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

Eldercare Seaford – 28 hrs per fortnight

Week 1 & 2

Wednesday & Thursday 07:00 – 14:30

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • Formal cookery qualifications or relevant experience
  • Experience in a commercial kitchen and/or Aged Care
  • Understanding of IDDSI requirements
  • A flexible and adaptive nature
  • High level of professionalism and empathy when communicating with staff, residents and their families
  • Understand the importance of food in people’s lives, especially as they age
  • A passion for food and presentation
  • The ability to take control of the kitchen

If you want to join our inspiring team, we can offer you:

  • Opportunity to contribute to the care and quality of life for our residents
  • A values-driven organisation
  • A great team environment with variety in the role
  • Ongoing professional development in a caring environment
  • Modern facility with onsite parking

Eldercare encourage you to apply if you are a committed and results-driven individual who is passionate about delivering high-quality outcomes whilst modelling the behaviours underpinning Eldercare’s values of respect, accountability and connection.

For further information, please contact Melissa Kester via email [email protected]. Please note, applications sent via email will not be accepted.

To work for Eldercare, you are required to have a police clearance valid for working in aged care (unsupervised contact with vulnerable people) and the clearance needs to be less than 12 months since date of issue.

As per Eldercare’s Employee Immunisation Policy, all Eldercare employees are required to:

  • Be vaccinated against seasonal influenza by no later than 1 June each year
  • Be vaccinated against COVID-19 as per current ATAGI guidelines

Exemptions on a temporary or permanent basis can only be approved by Eldercare’s Chief Executive.

Eldercare welcomes and respects the diversity that our residents, staff and volunteers bring. Regardless of their culture, religion, spirituality, age, gender, sexuality, disability, socio-economic background or personal experiences, our people are included and respected.

Eldercare is proud to be a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation. We are committed to supporting our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) residents, staff and volunteers to ensure they feel included and safe.

Eldercare encourages respectful relationships and does not accept any form of gender‑based violence in the workplace. Eldercare is committed to preventing violence against women and is proud to be a White Ribbon accredited workplace to support victims of abuse.

All employees can expect to receive fair and equal treatment and to be free from discrimination in all aspects of their life with Eldercare.

Eldercare is proud to provide a smoke-free environment across all sites.

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