Chef | Mercy Food Services | Rockhampton

  • Job Reference: 00008464-1
  • Date Posted: 16 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Mater Group
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  • Location: Rockhampton
  • Salary: $25.98 to $28.58 Per Hour
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

If you are interested in working as part of a dynamic, friendly team, this is the move for you!

A full-time Chef position has become available with the team at Mercy Food Services. 

What we Offer:

  • Education and training opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Health fund premium discounts
  • Work/life balance, variety, and flexibility

About the Role:

The Chef will assist the Head Chef in providing a safe and nutritious high-quality food product to all customers internal to Mater and external while ensuring tasks and deadlines are met within the required time frames.

Salary: $25.98 - $28.58 per hour. The salary will depend on the experience and qualifications of the successful applicant.

What you will be doing:

  • Under the guidance of the Head Chef, prepare and cook main meals/desserts and vegetables as per recipes and daily production schedule;
  • Complete traditional and Kettle food preparation, cooking and chilling of products as per daily production requirements;
  • Portion and label product before cooking/ chilling and distribution;
  • Prepare and complete documentation relating to Safe Food Production as per the Food Safety Plan documentation;
  • Assist with Recipe Development;
  • Assist and guide workplace Trainees/Apprentices as required;
  • Conduct daily kitchen environmental cleaning;

You will have:


  • TAFE qualified Catering/Cooking certificate or equivalent;
  • Knowledge of Cook/Chill processes;
  • Demonstrated experience in bulk food preparation, including vegetable and dessert cooking;
  • Ability to read, follow and understand recipes, recipes methods and products being utilised for production;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Food Safety (HACCP) Principles;
  • An ability to achieve goals and objectives with minimal supervision;
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.  


  • Certificate in occupational hygiene;
  • Previous catering experience in a Health or Aged Care organisation;
  • Experience with cook/chill processes.


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