Kitchenhand / Support Worker - Operational Services (Carinya, Miles)

  • Western Downs Regional Council
  • Miles QLD, Australia
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Part time Other Trades and Services

Job Description

Reference Number: 606

Closing Date: 30-09-2021

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Location: Miles Carinya Hostel

About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the Role

Based at the Carinya Aged Care Facility, in Miles, you will assist in the kitchen, laundry and with cleaning of the facility.

Reporting to the Operations Coordinator, you will:

  • Ensure the quality preparation of meals for residents by assisting with food-preparation, serving and hygiene in the kitchen;
  • Be responsible for carrying out the cleaning duties of the Facility, including floors, furniture and equipment, whilst ensuring infection control guidelines are maintained; and
  • Be accountable for the quality laundering of resident's clothes.

About you

To be a successful applicant, you will have:

  • a dedication towards delivering high quality service in meal handling, cleanliness and cleaning;
  • compassion, empathy, patience and respect for residents, colleagues and visitors;
  • an acceptable standard of verbal and written communication skills; and
  • a Yellow Card or the willingness to obtain before commencement;
  • experience in a commercial kitchen is desirable;
  • willingness to obtain the appropriate vaccinations.

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation, Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Work/life balance
  • Living in the Western Downs

WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire (see below). Please upload your completed questionnaire in the qualifications section at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position. Your application will only be considered if this form is complete.

Additional Information

The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and/or a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.

Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.

Note: Candidates using mobile devices are strongly advised to use a desktop computer to complete the application forms as they require extensive amounts of typing.

Job Closing Date

30 Sep, 2021