Relief Chef - Aged Care - Gippsland Area

Job No: CCA1777
Location: Gippsland Area

  • Casual position available.
  • Work for a market leader with a work/life balance, talented & friendly team.
  • Opportunities for career development and progression.


The role:

Cater Care Australia seeks to appoint an engaging hospitality professional to a Relief Chef role at our aged care residence able to travel between three sites between Morwell and Warragul.

Roster: Various shifts, various days.

*Must be available to pick up shifts across 7 days as required. 


What this role involves:

  • Execution of food preparation and presentation.
  • Adherence to dietary requirements (allergies, texture modified, purees, etc.).
  • Stock ordering, rotation and stocktaking.
  • Maintain a clean kitchen, equipment and utensils.
  • Maintaining legislated food hygiene and general safety practices.
  • Fast, effective service provided with a smile.
  • Assisting the broader team as required.

What we require from you:

  • Certificate III (or similar) in Commercial Cookery.
  • Food Safety Certification (highly desirable).
  • Experience in executing all aspects of kitchen operations and food preparation in an aged care, or similar catering environment.
  • Ability to work well with other team members.
  • A commitment to genuine, friendly customer service.
  • Motivation, enthusiasm and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging & time-sensitive environment.
  • Pride in personal appearance & hygiene.


Why work for us: 

Cater Care is a catering and facilities services provider which is 100% Australian owned and operated, a fact that positively sets us apart from many of our competitors. At Cater Care, we create a home away from home for thousands of people from all walks of life. In a home it’s the little things that count, and they’re the things we take care of. Since establishment in 1999, Cater Care has enjoyed substantial growth based on its growing reputation to become a recognised and highly respected service provider throughout Australia. Cater Care is committed to being Australia’s leading food service provider by achieving continual improvement through innovative services within our market sectors; education, business and industry, aged and residential care, defence and remote services.

We have a unique culture that can only be attributed to the people that work for us. To assist you in deciding whether you would like to work for us, please head over to our website to view our EVP, Values, The Cater Care Way and Employee Benefits.

Please click here to review our EVP and Employee Benefits

Please click here to learn about the Cater Care Way. 

Cater Care values Workplace Diversity, and we recognise that we are strengthened by it.  We invite all to apply to our roles, and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands people to consider a career with us.

To apply:

Please click “Apply for this job”. If your work history aligns with the key selection criteria for the role, one of our recruitment coordinators will be in touch. Please, no agencies. 

Please note:

As a result of revised standards around health & well-being in the aged care industry, all applicants MUST have a current year flu vaccination and be able to provide proof of the vaccination.

All successful candidates will also be required to satisfy a national criminal history check.



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About Cater Care

Cater Care provides contract catering, accommodation management and facility management services to sectors across Australia.

Our business is flexible, responsive, caring and 100% Australian owned. We’re proud to offer the very best in hospitality services, with every product and service we offer specifically tailored to the needs of the individual client.

We listen, communicate and engage with our clients to find out what’s important to them. Thanks to our years of experience, knowledge and expertise, we’re very confident we can supply any service required, anywhere… and we’ll do it well!