Job Description

Mealtime is the highlight of the day for many of our residents. As the Chef, you will report directly to the Residential Manager and be responsible for creating and providing fresh, high-quality meals for Carinity residents. You will also be responsible for the smooth running of the kitchen and dining rooms, including supervising staff to ensure smooth operations. In this role you will also have daily interactions with both residents and their families.


What do I need for the role?

  • Cert IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience in large volume food production, preferably cook-chill.
  • Knowledge of and experience in preparing texture modified diets.
  • Understanding of aged care legislation and Accreditation standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with the elderly, staff and management
  • Previous experience Aged Care/ Hospital Kitchens is desirable

The benefits of joining the Carinity team

  • Access to extensive not-for-profit salary packaging options.
  • Be part of a value driven organisation, with a culture of caring for others.
  • Ongoing training and development to reach your full potential.

Carinity Shalom
Located just outside of Rockhampton, in Central Queensland, Carinity Shalom offers residents a holistic approach to care to meet their individual care needs. The site offers a home away from home to residents. 

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How do I apply?

Carinity is after motivated and enthusiastic candidates who are committed to working with Carinity to make a real difference! If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

To submit your application, click “Apply”, applications should include a brief cover letter and resume that addresses the Essential Competencies and Experiences. When clicking apply, you will be redirected to Carinity’s website, which will contain more information on Carinity and this position, including the Position Description.

For further information only please contact Carinity - Shalom on (07) 4923 9500 during business hours.

Carinity actively encourages and invites applications from people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.