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Kitchen Hand | Macquarie Park

  • Macquarie Park, NSW, Australia, 2113
  • Permanent Part-Time

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About BaptistCare Macquarie Park 

At BaptistCare Macquarie Park you will find three of our residential aged care facilities nestled closely together- BaptistCare Shalom Centre, Cooinda Court and Dorothy Henderson Lodge. Each centre is unique and individual, featuring tranquil gardens, an onsite cafe and Chapel and is located nearby the shopping centre and train station.


About the role

BaptistCare catering division is seeking a kitchen hand on a permanent part time basis for minimum of 70 hours per fortnight. Working as part of our kitchen team, you will be responsible for preparing high quality and nutritious food and delivering excellent service to our residents.

You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and with a large team who are committed and being able make a difference in the lives of residents. Our main kitchen is location in Shalom Centre and we cater to the three aged care center's in Macquarie Park. 

This role will also require weekend work. The pay on offer is $26.18 base + 10.5% super + penalties + NFP salary packaging

Duties may include:

  • Assistance in meal preparation and serving
  • Assisting Chefs with food prep & ability to follow recipes
  • Maintaining and promoting clean and hygienic work practices
  • Checking and recording temperature of food
  • Compliance with Food Safety Program and HACCP guidelines
  • Assisting with deliveries of stock and stock rotation
  • Participate in ordering food
  • Minimising food wastage
  • Understand the needs and expectations of our residents

About you

The successful applicant will be a team player who enjoys interacting with older people and has the right heart and drive to serve. A Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is required for this role.

  • 2 years previous cooking/kitchen hand experience preferably in aged care
  • Understanding of work health and safety practices 
  • Ability to work unsupervised and take on physically demanding tasks
  • Ability to prioritise and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong focus, positive attitude and is well organised
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Team player with the desire to grow, learn and be part of team


About Us

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


Our Culture

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.


  • Salary packaging + meal and entertainment card
  • Access to in-house and online training programs
  • Real opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive, positive team environment
  • Access to family friendly benefits like our wellness program
  • Work for a top NFP provider with a strong 75 year history of providing care


If you’re reliable, motivated and passionate about caring for older people, 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