Cook and Kitchen Hand (Part time plus holiday cover)

Employment Details
Date Added: 22-Dec-2021
Closing Date: 31-Aug-2022 05:00 PM



Springhaven Lodge is a 22 bed residential aged care facility in Kojonup WA. If you have a love of cooking and have a genuine interest in older people this may be the position for you.


Kojonup is a bustling rural town in the heart of the Great Southern, with all necessary amenities such as shops and pharmacy, which still bears all the trademarks of a traditional country settlement, with its historic buildings and friendly, safe atmosphere.

The role:

  • Prepare, cook and serve healthy and home-cooked style meals to aged care residents
  • Complete appropriate documentation (including temperature control) to a high standard
  • Keep kitchen clean and tidy, following Food Safety guidelines and standards
  • Assist kitchen staff and management to maintain Food Safe Accreditation
  • Contribute to development of menus
  • Coordinate kitchen processes including ordering of stock 

Essential Criteria:

  • Current police clearance (within 12 months)
  • Current influenza and COVID vaccines as per Dept of Health mandate
  • Enthusiasm and genuine respect for the elderly
  • A reliable team player who has exceptional time management
  • Flexibility across various shifts
  • Ability to cook meals for large groups

          What we can offer you:

          • 5% above Aged Care Award pay rates
          • Additional Superannuation contribution of up to 5% (subject to the employee contributing the same amount)
          • Uniform allowance
          • A flexible employer who encourages and supports career and education development opportunities
          • A small, homely facility with a focus on person centred care for our local residents
          • A culturally diverse workplace with a close-knit team
          • Immediate Start


            If you require further information please contact 98312800.


            Applications including a covering letter and resume to be addressed to: Ciara O’Regan, 93-95 Albany Highway, Kojonup WA 6395 or email

            Please use reference number: PE.RCR.46

            Ciara O’Regan

            Manager of Springhaven, Shire of Kojonup.

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