Job posted: 19/07/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time, Casual

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Aged Care

Reference: 17912

Reference: 17912

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

ABOUT THE ROLE: Mercy Place Warrnambool are looking for a cook who has a high level customer service focus.

Summary of the role: Cook required to prepare, cook and deliver food for 120 residents.  There may also be kitchen audits and documentation entailed in this role.

  • Part-time and casual position available
  • Located at Warrnamboolwithin the Catering and Housekeeping Department
  • Require suitably qualified 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


  • Qualifications as a Cook (Certificate 3 in Commercial Cookery)
  •   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 people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

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.

Contact Details

Kathi Horton


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Job type:

Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided


Kathi Horton