Cook (Gumeracha Hospital)

Job Location: Adelaide Hills & Barossa
Employer: S.A. Health
Salary: $1,068.00 – $1,079.60 per week

  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Gumeracha Hospital
  • Salary: $1,068.00 – $1,079.60 per week (adjusted to actual hours worked) – WHA5
  • Permanent Part time position available (working 28 hours per week), over a 7 day roster


Are you passionate about food and take pride in everything you create? Do you like the fast pace of a kitchen and work well under pressure and in a team?

We are seeking experienced Cooks to join our kitchen team who can create delicious quality meals with volume cooking approaches.

Dream cook positions – You will only work every second weekend, no late shifts, no split shifts (rostered from 7am -3.30pm), and salary packaging benefits are on offer!

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Trade qualifications or trade equivalent skills as a Cook.
  • Previous experience in preparing and cooking bulk meals in Aged/Health Care kitchen (or similar)
  • Experience in the oversight of staff
  • Great organisational and time management skills
  • Have good dietary knowledge including knowledge of clinical diets
  • An understanding and/or experience with cook chill methods.
  • Understand the importance/ benefit of food in people’s lives
  • Communicate effectively with staff across all levels
  • Inventory and stock control
  • Knowledge of Food Safety principles and practices, food storage and correct food handling techniques.

If you want to join our inspiring team, we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to contribute to the care and quality of life for our residents/patients
  • Great team environment
  • Enjoy flexibility in working hours promoting a work/life balance
  • Modern facility with onsite parking
  • Salary packaging benefits

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 778721

 778721 – Cook (Gumeracha Hospital).pdf


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