jobs in aged care

Facility Cook

  • Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • Permanent Part-Time

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 BaptistCare Warabrook Aged Care Facility

Set amongst picturesque gardens and a host of convenient amenities, the Warabrook Centre is located in the suburb of Warabrook in Newcastle.

As a well-established centre that supports 153 residents, Warabrook’s trained staff provide kind, friendly and personalised services including respite, palliative and dementia care.

About the role

Our team are seeking a Cook who 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 BaptistCare rotating menu, you will prepare all meals including breakfasts, lunches and dinners therefore availability to work am and pm shifts is essential.

This is permanent part-time role working 60hrs per fortnight - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and every second weekend. 

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 preferred but not essential.

Please note: Anyone visiting a residential home is required to have an up-to-date influenza and covid19 vaccination.


  • Salary packaging + novated leasing options + meal and entertainment card
  • Real opportunities for career growth
  • Access to in-house and online training programs
  • Supportive, positive team environment
  • Access to family friendly benefits like our wellness programs

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.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice.

Successful applications will be subject to a variety of background checks including police background check via our online police check system.

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