Position Details
Reference Number 32785
Position Title Trade Cook
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Trade Cook

  • Part time ongoing role (20 hours per fortnight)
  • Working within a dynamic Nutrition and Food Service team
  • Opportunity for additional shifts up to full time work to cover cook leave   
  • Hub of the medical precinct and leading children's hospital

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

The role involves working as part of The RCH Food Service Team in the Food Production & Distribution Area, ensuring our patients receive high quality, nutritious and safe meals in a timely and accurate manner. Main responsibilities include assisting with production of allergen-free meals, diet kitchen production and other meal productions as well as other food service duties as required. This role is also expected to take on additional shifts as required (with opportunity up to full time hours) to cover all other chef positions when on leave (including lunch cook, tea cook, diet kitchen cook, crèche/sandwich cook).


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Basic and Advanced Food Preparation certificates
  • Level 1 Food Handling Certificates – Victoria
  • Recipe interpretation and numeracy skills

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Selection Criteria Essential: Qualified cook with appropriate certificates
Desirable: knowledge in food allergen management and special diets
Contact Person Debbie Kennedy
Contact Number 93455120
Alternate Contact Person Heather Gilbertson
Alternate Contact Number 93455668
Closing Date 11/12/2018
Position Description Position_Description trade cook part time 0.5EFT ongoing December 2018.pdf