Chefs and Cooks


Various opportunities exist for experienced Chefs or Cooks to join the catering team on a permanent full-time or part-time basis.

The position:

This role will focus on preparing and delivering consistent nutritional, and appetising meals for our customers. Chef responsibilities include contributing recipes, developing seasonal menus, and preparing high-quality dishes.

The supporting function of this role will encompass delegation of tasks to kitchen staff to ensure meals are prepared in a timely and professional manner. This role supports sustainability, continuous improvement, and the strategic direction of Harbison.


The person:

  • Hold a Commercial Cookery Trade Certificate
  • Have experience in purchasing, product specification, stock control, recipe, and a computerised menu system
  • Possess effective communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated Commitment to hygiene standards
  • Experience within an aged care, hotel, or bulk catering environment
  • Proven ability to prioritise work tasks and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment.


The benefits:

  • NO late nights
  • NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via
  • Free, confidential counselling & wellbeing services via our Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible days / hours to support work-life balance
  • Ongoing training and development, with a commitment to investing & supporting each employee and their chosen career progression.


Next steps:

  • Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by completing the ‘Apply Now’ details below.
  • A detailed role description can be obtained by emailing
  • For further information regarding the role, please contact Workforce Engagement Coordinator, Jessica Kelly on 02 4868 6226.


Please note: a current Influenza vaccination and evidence of the COVID-19 vaccination requirements of employment at Harbison.

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