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Position Vacant – Chef – permanent part-time

Chef – permanent part-time

This is your opportunity to join the Banksia Food Services team and use your professional skills and knowledge to provide home cooked, nutritious meals to Banksia Lodge residents.

As a Chef at Banksia Lodge, you will be responsible for overseeing kitchen operations, assisting with menu planning, stock ordering and most importantly cooking high quality, well presented meals in a safe and compliant manner that will delight and exceed the expectations of our residents.

To be successful, you will hold a minimum of Cert III in Commercial Cookery qualification and have at least 2 years’ experience in a commercial kitchen. In addition, you will be required to successfully pass a NDIS Worker Screening Check.

Banksia – who we are………

Banksia is a highly reputable and respected single site, Not For Profit and charitable organisation providing quality aged care services from its base in the beautiful seaside village of Broulee NSW. Banksia operates three business units including a retirement village of 121 independent living villas, an 80 bed residential aged care facility and a community care service.

Our people are the vital ingredient in what makes Banksia so good, with careers not just jobs.  Our people are dedicated, professional, highly trained, genuinely caring and committed to meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our residents.

Our staff are the “Banksia difference”.

Benefits you will enjoy when working for Banksia –

  • Permanent guaranteed hours that suit your lifestyle – no late night shifts in the role as Chef
  • Fortnightly set roster – you will always know when your working
  • Supportive orientation and buddy program
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Employee Rewards & Recognition Program, providing you with a higher hourly rate, monthly and annual cash bonuses.
  • As a single site organisation, management is on site and available to staff with an open door policy
  • Access to continuous education and training
  • Scholarships to help further your professional development
  • Working in a supportive environment with people who love what they do

Banksia strongly recommends all employees have an understanding of and be vaccinated against communicable diseases as listed in the NSW Immunisation Schedule such as influenza and COVID-19.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team please view the position description and send your resume and a covering letter to