Kitchen Hand

Kitchen Hand


Kitchen Hand

Details of the offer

Excellent career and learning opportunities
Casual position
Salary Packaging Available
This is a great opportunity to join a leading organisation in the field of Disability Services and actively assisting those in the community who have some form of spinal cord injury
About Us
ParaQuad NSW is a not-for-profit organisation with almost 60 years history of being a key service provider for people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities and assists those we care for to live independently in the community. We are a unique charity and believe our strategic plan and business model enables us to operate as a not for loss organisation allowing us to provide the best possible services and products to our customers.
About the Role
ParaQuad NSW provides a range of support services to people with spinal cord injury. The Kitchen Hand position is located at Ferguson Lodge which is a community based accommodation service for people living with spinal cord injury.
The kitchen provides meals for more than 24 people at regular meal times and is flexible to meet people’s needs as required. Catering for formal and informal events is provided by the kitchen as requested and under the direction of the Catering Supervisor. The emphasis is quality food, quality service with a person centred approach to people’s needs.
About You
This role will suit a flexible professional kitchen hand who is looking to make a difference in the community through a rewarding and diverse role. You will identify with our values of Integrity, Accountability, Reliability, Leadership and Respect and you will ideally possess:
Essential Criteria:
Experience in hospitality of similar food preparation and serving environments
Some knowledge and experience in the food and beverage industry
Is aware of Food Safety Standards NSW and Local Council Regulations
Demonstrates meticulous hygiene and a high standard of cleaning practises in the kitchen and servery areas
Ability to work as a team and to provide support to the Catering Supervisor as requested
Ability to be flexible to ensure high quality of service is delivered
Ability to be proactive and work in a team capacity
Demonstrated skills in working with people from a diverse background including specific dietary requirements
Excellent written/verbal communication skills
Is aware of WHS requirements
Desirable Criteria:
Some understanding of the needs of people with high level physical disability
Willingness to undertake further professional development including obtaining a First Aid Certificate within the probationary period
Benefits of working with ParaQuad include:
Excellent career and learning opportunities
Conveniently located workplaces with good public transport (bus) access
If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in a NFP sector, we want to hear from you!

We are not asking for a resume from you. Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.
ParaQuad is an EEO Employer and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be required to consent to a pre-employment health assessment, reference checks and a national police check.


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