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Facility Cook | Alstonville NSW

  • Alstonville, NSW, Australia, 2477
  • Lismore, NSW, Australia, 2480
  • Casual


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About Us

BaptistCare support thousands of people across 75 locations in NSW and the ACT. From humble beginnings in 1944, BaptistCare has grown into one of the nation’s most respected care and community services providers.

About the role

BaptistCare Maranoa Centre is looking for a casual Cook to join our dedicated kitchen team. You will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of food and service to our valued residents through the preparation of quality ingredients through to the delivery of wholesome cooked meals.

Cooking to a rotating menu, you will prepare meals including breakfasts, lunch and dinner therefore availability to work am and pm shifts is essential.

This is a casual role and will be working 5 days per week from 0830-1630 until a Chef Manager is appointed.

Duties may include:

  • Enabling residents to live well by delivering tasteful, well presented, nutritious meals
  • Creating, supervising and preparing menus
  • Supervising to ensure correct procedures and kitchen practices meet BaptistCare HACCP Food Safety Plan standards

Skills & experience

  • Experience working in a busy commercial kitchen
  • Working knowledge of Food Safety Guidelines (HACCP)
  • An understanding of IDDSSI and texture modified foods an advantage
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery/ Hospitality 



  • Salary packaging increasing your take-home pay + meal and entertainment card
  • Access to in-house and online training programs including a comprehensive orientation upon arrival and a dedicated Learning & Development team for ongoing support
  • Supportive, positive team environment
  • Access to family friendly benefits like our EAP and wellness programs
  • Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Employer’ by the Diversity Council of Australia for 2022-2023
  • BaptistCare has been acknowledged in the 2022 AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list, ranking tenth in the Government, Education and Not For Profit list, from over 750 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand.


About BaptistCare Maranoa Centre

The Northern Rivers is such a beautiful location based in rural New South Wales. Located in the picturesque township of Alstonville, Maranoa Centre sits on truly magnificent grounds.

Our lush rainforest patch has over 30 species of established rainforest trees, including a Moreton Bay Fig tree where many people love to rest and read, and is just a short drive away to restaurants and beaches. Maranoa Centre provides 90 beds for residents across all levels of care, including dementia care and respite care services.



People enjoy working at BaptistCare because they love what they do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life-transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference. Our 4000 staff are our most important resource and we take you and your career seriously. We want to provide you with a working environment and culture that supports you in your career journey and growth.

If you’re a natural born leader who possesses strong communication, organisational and time management skills, we would love to hear from you.

Successful applications will be subject to a variety of background checks

How can we help?

Our team is availble Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

BaptistCare NSW/ACT corporate office, Norwest Business Park, PO Box 7626 Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia