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Reference Number 11592
Position Title Cook
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Wesleycare Jindalee
Location Wescare Jindalee
Classification WMQ Residential Disability Services Care and Support Employees EA 2018 - RES Disabilitiy Employee Level 2
Hours per Fortnight 20
Position Summary



This position is to prepare meals in accordance with resident's dietary requirements, maintain the kitchen area to an acceptable Food Safety Standard and undertake supply requisition and stock control in line with budgetary guidelines.

This position is a permanent Part time position with a minimum of 20 hours per fortnight, potential for additional hours after a probation period.

Key Role Accountabilities:

  • Ensure meals meet the individual dietary needs of the resident.
  • Ensure appropriate storage and labelling of food.
  • Cleaning and maintaining work areas, equipment and utensils.
  • Requisitioning and storing of food supplies.
  • Monitoring and recording of food and refrigerator temperatures.
  • Menu planning in consultation with residents.
  • Perform a variety of food preparation duties including the fresh preparation, cooking and serving meals for all residents.


  • Current Driver's licence and willing to drive in the course of work.
  • Extensive cooking experience with proven ability to meet individual needs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to food safety hygiene standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.'


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 Deb Ward via


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  WMQ values diversity and employee wellbeing, and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. 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 Deb WARD
Contact Number (07) 3737 7210
Contact Email
Closing Date 13/09/2019
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.