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Cook - Traralgon

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited


  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Ongoing, Part Time (50 hrs per fortnight)

About the opportunity

Traralgon Youth Residential Youth Rehabilitation Program provides a 24 hours per day, 7 days per week residential services to young people aged 16-25 with a combination of Department of Health funding and client contributions. 

This role will contribute to the effective operations of the Traralgon Youth Residential Youth Rehabilitation Program through the provision of a quality food offer for clients through the ordering, stock control and effective and efficient kitchen operations.  The position will also provide individual and group support in the context of individual meal plans, healthy eating planning and support for clients in the development of their cooking and meal planning skills.

About you

To be successful in your application you will have:

  • Apprenticeship in Cookery (or in similar discipline) and completed minimum Certificate III, or at least five years experience in a similar role along with other additional appropriate training.
  • Experience in taking responsibility in a single kitchen establishment
  • Capacity to innovate and build menus to support client satisfaction
  • Expertise in working directly with clients with complex needs
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise volunteers and service users in day to day work

How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the below:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability by addressing the key/core selection criteria according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information about the role, please contact Scott Forrest, Manager – Traralgon Youth Residential Rehabilitation Program on 0456 689 135

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

Visit us: www.vt.uniting.org 

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking. It is a condition of employment that all eligible workforce in Victoria receive the COVID-19 vaccination and supporting evidence may be requested in order to perform duties at any of Uniting’s workplaces.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.


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