The Francis Retreat

Part Time
Ref No:
Applications Close:
Fri, 06/04/2018
ABOUT US St Agnes Parish is a dynamic not-for-profit organization located in idyllic Port Macquarie. The Parish employs more than 800 staff who serve the local Hastings/Macleay community in aged care, community welfare, early childhood services and education. The Francis Retreat is located in Bonny Hills and has facilities fully equipped to host student and group retreats / camps, conferences, and team building events. Our facilities include: • Coastal Cabins – self-contained accommodation • 12 Dormitories with ensuite bathrooms • Conference/Meeting Hall • Dining Hall • Romero Chapel • Swimming Pool • Sporting facilities including tennis and basketball courts


In this varied role as a Cook at the Francis Retreat, being led by the Catering Manager you will assist with the preparation, cooking, arrangement and serving of food to guests visiting the centre. You will have a genuine interest and understanding of the hospitality industry and be enthusiastic in your role providing exemplary customer service to The Francis Retreat guests. You will also be available to work weekends, early mornings, and evening shifts at Bonny Hills.


  • Commitment to work in harmony with Catholic Values andPrinciples
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a busy kitchen environment
  • Current safe food handling certificate
  • Ability to follow direction and instruction accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to work independently and a part of a team
  • Availability to work on regular weekends, early mornings, evenings and at Bonny Hills
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery - Desirable


If this role sounds like the one for you, click 'Apply for this job' to submit your cover letter addressing the selection criteria and resume. All applicants must address the selection criteria listed above.

For further information, including the position description please visit our website or by contacting Human Resources on 02 6588 7444.

Applicants will be required to undergo employment screening.

All applicants must hold Australian working rights.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday 6 April 2018