• Healthcare and Medical
  • Part Time
  • 4 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

mecwacare has provided care to the Victorian community for over 58 years, offering residential aged care, home care packages, respite care, in-home support, community housing, community programs, disability and nursing services. We provide optimal choice for people of all ages, irrespective of financial, religious, cultural or lifestyle background. We care for more than 12,000 people each week across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria through a highly-integrated service network operated by more than 1,600 employees and 350 volunteers.

We are seeking an experienced, Cook/Food Services Team Leader to join our team at mecwacare Park Hill Centre in Mornington, located in South East Victoria.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of kitchen operations
  • Experience in oversight and coordination of kitchen staff
  • Proven organisation and management ability
  • Experience in the preparation and presentation of food for large groups
  • Experience in the preparation and presentation of food for different culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Proven ability to guide, motivate staff and promote a positive work environment.
  • Well-developed organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines, delegate and attend to multiple tasks
  • Experience in working to a set budget
  • Ability to plan nutritious meals within set time frames
  • Ability to provide a high standard of customer service
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Health and Community Services Food Safety Supervisor Statement of Attainment from a Registered Training Organisation


  • Knowledge of dietary requirements of the elderly
  • Previous experience in Aged Care
  • Formal qualifications in food services

mecwacare offers opportunities for professional development, with an ongoing learning culture and supportive team environment. All successful applicants will need to have and/or undergo a successful Police Check.

Please email your application outlining skills and experience to

All enquires to Wayne Lester, Facility Manager on 5974 5800

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