Cleaner / Cook / Laundry Assistant

Job posted: 28/01/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Hospitality and Tourism

Reference: 13952

Reference: 13952

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Hospitality and Tourism

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


Opportunity to join our team, in the Catering and Housekeeping department. Ideally you will have experience in Cooking (for up to 17 people), Laundry and Cleaning, within the Aged Care Environment. Join us in our newly renovated facility providing household model of care.

  • Casual positions currently available. 
  • Located at Mercy Place Mount St Josephs Young within the Catering and Housekeeping Department
  • Require suitably qualified (or experienced) cooks to provide nutritious meal options to our residents
  • Reporting to the Catering and Housekeeping Manager you will ensure meals are prepared according to individual resident dietary requirements and served according to internal guidelines
  • Cleaning of common areas of the facility
  • Laundry services


  • Qualifications as a Cook (Certificate 3 in Commercial Cookery) or relevant experience (Food Safety Supervisor Certification desirable)
  •  Experience in a commercial kitchen and Aged Care is desirable but not essential
  •  Ability to operate in a team environment and during peak periods
  •  An understanding that producing nutritious meals is an important part of home life for residents (and their families)
  •  Desire to make a difference and impact the lives of our residents by providing good meal preparation and technique


Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Cleaner / Cook / Laundry Assistant

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Shelley Gledhill - 0263801300

Cleaner / Cook / Laundry Assistant