Care Worker – Kitchen Hand – Garden Suburb

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Newcastle and Hunter
July 3, 2024
  • Start mid June
  • 4 days pw, up to 60 hours per fortnight
  • Previous kitchen hand experience a must

About our facility

Uniting Garden Suburb has 3 separate households, each with between 25–30 residents. This includes a secure household for people living with dementia or mental health illness. Your Uniting Homemaker ensures that the community is thriving and doing things that are meaningful and enjoyable. 

What you’ll be doing in this role

As a Carer for Hotel services support, you’ll provide quality, timely and effective kitchen duties for residents living in our aged care home, to help support their independence and improve their quality of life.  This role is working 4 days per week (up to 60 hours per fortnight) on a permanent part time basis with a start date of mid June.  

Your care work may include:

  • Working as a kitchen hand/relief cook in our aged care facility.
  • Paying attention to personal safety and risk management for you and our residents by using appropriate manual handling techniques and food safety.
  • Supporting residents in community-based recreational and social activities.

Who we’re looking for

  • You’ll have at least 2 years recent experience in a similar position (catering / kitchenhand or cook)
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic and resourceful, and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.

We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

What we offer you 

  • Maximum allowable salary packaging to pay less tax (additional $18,550 tax-free plus regional benefits plus parking) 
  • A range of shifts to suit your lifestyle 
  • A commitment to offer opportunities to grow your career  
  • Discounts and cash backs programs with major retailers 
  • Wellbeing programs including confidential employee assistance program available to you and your family members 

Click here to find out more about our great benefits: Benefits of working at Uniting 

About Uniting Aged Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support more than 7,000 residents in over 70 aged care homes throughout NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Other pre-employment screenings

 How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Quick Apply’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.


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July 3, 2024

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