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Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Salvation Army Australia's Homelessness Stream provides high quality, person centred services to people at risk, and or experiencing homelessness. We support adults and families, including accompanying children with accommodation, case management, outreach support, financial assistance, connection and referral to other specialist services.

Our philosophy is that every person deserves dignity, respect and quality of service and that no one should be without a safe, affordable and secure home. Services are free, voluntary, accredited and delivered by professional and committed staff.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Beacon Catering Services Team is an integral part of our Homelessness Stream, providing much needed support and assistance to some of the most vulnerable clients in our society, who are in crisis accommodation.

Our team provides meals for clients who are in residence at The Beacon (Crisis Accommodation); as well as cooking and transporting meals to clients at Bridge House (Alcohol & Other Drugs Service), within The Salvation Army.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Oversee all kitchen hands and all areas of the kitchens operations
  • Knowledge of an ability to ensure risk management standards are met in the work place and occupational safety and health
  • Give direction to kitchen hands in regards to portion control, cooking standards and wastage
  • Following meals service, all washing and cleaning duties are undertaken to ensure that the kitchen is clean, and all implements are washed and stored appropriately and hygiene standards are maintained
  • Meals prepared according to menu, and all residents receive the allocated meals
  • All preparatory arrangements are made well before service time so that residents are able to partake in their meal in an organised manner.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • As a registered not for profit organisation in addition to your remuneration you may be eligible to enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

HOURS AND SALARY

This is a part time time position, 30.4 hours per week.

ABOUT YOU

  • Physically fit and able to undertake basic manual duties
  • Good Time Management skills
  • Honest and reliable
  • To be available for any up skilling or relevant training
  • Ability to take directions from kitchen staff and maintain a good team working environment
  • Be able to communicate residents in a professional and friendly manner.
  • A team player who takes pride in ensuring that the kitchen meets its obligations to clients.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE ROLE

  • Level 1 National certificate in Hospitality (Foundational skills)
  • A national police record check is required
  • Must satisfy all visa requirements for working in Australia.
  • A current Drivers licence (desirable)

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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