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SA Health

Sourced from:  

  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Gawler Hospital, Angaston Hospital, Tanunda Hospital
  • Salary: $1,089.00 – $1,100.60 per week – WHA5
  • Permanent full time position available, working over a 7 day roster

Joining the team in the Catering Services, you will be responsible for ensuring that the production and distribution of food is delivered to appropriate standards in an efficient and effective manner. You will oversee the ordering of non-imprest food supplies, plating of meals, menu selections and ensuring that quality control of food production is maintained. This will include undertaking special diet cooking and modified texture foods, and working in liaison with the Dietitian to meet specific nutritional requirements for patients. As a senior member of the catering team, you will oversee staff and train apprentices as required, providing assistance to less experienced members of the team. It is expected that you will allocate, inspect and determine work priorities to ensure the quality and timeliness of work undertaken by employees. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Barossa Hills Fleurieu LHN means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You will need to hold trade qualifications or trade equivalent skills as a Cook and bring previous experience in preparing and cooking bulk meals and in preparing and cooking for dietary requirements. With a flexible approach to work and rostering systems, you will work well within a team environment and have the ability to work in various settings and relate to all levels of staff. A proven track record in overseeing catering staff will be ideal.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 787484

787484 – Cook (Gawler,Barossa) amended.pdf


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