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Reference Number 11604
Position Title Kitchen Hand
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Fixed Term Full Time
Department Central Kitchen
Location Central Kitchen K-ESS
Classification WMQ Care & Support Employees Enterprise Agreement 2018 - CSE Support Employee Level 2
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Kitchen Hand / Cook

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 50 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year.  To learn more about our dynamic organisation, please see &


Wesley Mission Queensland's Central Kitchen, located at Moorooka is looking to employ a production Kitchen Hand. The position is for permanent full time hours. The kitchen produces a range of foods for aged and health care clients. 


Ideally candidates will possess a Certificate III in Hospitality or have proven experience working in a high volume kitchen.  Food safety is paramount in our production process and all new employees will be required to undergo food safety training as part of the employment process.


The kitchen operates Monday to Friday from 6am to 4.30pm. Hours of work will be rostered within these hours. The kitchen is within easy walking distance of public transport (bus and rail). Uniform is supplied 

 Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring cleanliness and hygiene of all equipment used in the Central Kitchen as well as all areas of the Central Kitchen.
  • Ensuring the efficient use of all equipment used in the Central Kitchen.
  • The ability to accurately and efficiently follow systems to produce food products to a recipe including correct weight and trays size against production requirements.
  • Ability and willingness to work irregular hours.
  • Ability to identify problems and act quickly to inform Chefs or Production Supervisor to enable quick solution.
  • Participate in Workplace Health and Safety, infection control and ongoing training.
  • To be an active participant in a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Car Licences


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date.

For more information
please contact Russell Kearney on


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Russell KEARNEY
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Alternate Contact Person Danny Mclaughlin
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Closing Date 17/09/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.