Kitchen Hand

Job No: LDK48
Location: Canberra

 LDK Seniors' Living is building Australia’s most innovative seniors living villages, delivered through a genuine continuum of care, in world-class vibrant communities, that will truly be worthy of our seniors.

Our vision is to create the most loved seniors’ communities in Australia, through our ‘one move’ promise.  At LDK Seniors' Living, our three core values that we live and breathe by every day, are Love, Decency and Kindness.  Every aspect of our business has only one thing in mind – our residents.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced Kitchen Hand to join our growing and friendly team in our Greenway Views village. You will provide a warm, friendly and efficient food and beverage service to our residents and other guests, ensuring exceptional service standards are delivered and maintained at all times in line with resident expectations.

We have a full-time and casual position available. The full-time position will have set shifts of Wednesday to Sunday, 12:00pm to 8:00pm.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Cleaning of Kitchen

    • Clean all kitchen surfaces, mop and sweep kitchen floors, put away dishes, pots and pans, organize food, clean out freezers, and remove trash.

    Dish Washing

    • Ensure all dishes are sanitized by maintaining required water temperature and chemical levels. 

    Food Preparation Assistance

    • Assist Chefs by completing food preparation tasks. This can include everything from organizing the refrigerator and freezer to chopping vegetables, washing fruit, defrosting meat, and preparing sauces and marinades.
    • Preparation of dishes that require little to no cooking, such as salads.

    Kitchen Maintenance

    • Ensure appliances and cooking equipment are properly used and maintained, take inventory of supplies and food, ensuring that the kitchen has accurate and adequate stock of consumables.

The successful candidate

  • Food Safety Certificate 
  • One year of experience working in a similar role and/or environment
  • Knowledge of foodborne illnesses, prevention and sanitisation
  • Knowledge of chemical storage procedure and safety requirements
  • Ability to perform the inherent physical requirements of the role. Being able to stand for long hours and lift heavy items.
  • Ability to work under pressure and juggle competing priorities in a busy environment


If you feel passionate about contributing to the LDK vision and believe this is the opportunity for you, please apply now.

Applications close 30 July 2020

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Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Police Clearance before commencing.

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Our Vision

LDK Seniors’ Living's vision is that all seniors in Australia will be treated with Love, Decency and Kindness on their ageing journey. We live, breathe and play by our 3 core values of Love, Decency and Kindness every day. We are proud that every aspect of our business revolves around these values and our vision to create a senior living option truly worth of Australian seniors, with a ‘one move’ promise.

Our employees are valued members of the LDK Family, whether they are a Registered Nurse or Personal Carer, a Cleaner, Administrator, or a Cook for our residents in our kitchen. Our ongoing commitment is to support and foster their growth and development, so together we deliver the best possible outcomes for our residents.

Please, only consider employment with LDK Healthcare if you feel as strongly about our vision and our values as we do.

Please contact the People & Culture team on 07 3739 4129 if you are having any issues completing your application.