Chef/Trade Cook

A unique opportunity exists for a Chef to join our Food Services Team on a permanent part time basis. The successful applicant will be trade qualified, hold a food hygiene certificate and preferably have experience working in a large production kitchen.
Job Details
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Department: Castlemaine Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Hospitality and Tourism
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Mount Alexander
Reference: VG/1629500
Closing Date: 31-May-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Trade Cook MAY 2022 PD.pdf (PDF, 124KB)


Contact: Ryan McDonald
5471 3518

Position Details

Chef/Trade Cook

Fixed Term Part Time – 72 hours per fortnight until October 2022 

About Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does. 

Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services.

Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon. 

This Role

A unique opportunity exists for a Chef to join our Food Services Team on a permanent part time basis. The successful applicant will be trade qualified, hold a food hygiene certificate and preferably have experience working in a large production kitchen. In addition you will possess the ability to work unsupervised and have excellent communication skills. 

Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors.
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required.
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year 

Dhelkaya Health values diversity and encourages individuals from all cultures and backgrounds to apply.

Further information is available from Robert Scott, Hospitality Manager on 5471 3518

Applications close Tuesday 31st May 2022     

Position descriptions are available via the Castlemaine Health website under "Employment Opportunities" 

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check and compliance with Castlemaine Health Vaccination Policy.


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