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Job title : VSO Senior Cook Instructor

State Government of WA

VSO Senior Cook Instructor Corrective Services Salary: VO4WK, POA, $84,710 - $86,334 per annum Position number: 1960 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Hakea Prison Closing date: 2021-08-27 4:30 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) Attachments: - job description form - senior cook instructor vso4 hakea (1960).pdf You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading Adobe Reader . This is a permanent, full time vacancy.

About us When you join the Department of Justice, you become part of a people-focused organisation, working hard to make our community a fairer and safer place to live. We offer many different employment opportunities in locations around Western Australia. You will have a chance to make a real difference to your local communities and to the lives of those you work with.

About the role Hakea Prison, situated in the south-east metropolitan area of Perth, is the primary remand, receival and assessment prison for male metropolitan prisoners. As such, it is the first point of contact for the majority of prisoners entering the prison system. It is unique as a facility having the dominant proportion of its population as unsentenced prisoners.

Hakea Prison has three guiding functions: To receive and house all male remand prisoners in the metropolitan area, including long term remand prisoners from regional areas; To provide a receival facility for newly sentenced male prisoners in the metropolitan area requiring assessment prior to alternative placement; and To act as a transit and dispersal prison as required. The Senior Cook Instructor is responsible for: The supervision of staff within the kitchen. The production of meals, training and supervision of prisoners involved in food preparation Control of the food budget, development and implementation of the menus within the department's guidelines.

Ensuring that the kitchen area complies with Health and Occupational Health and Safety regulations. Provision of development opportunities for prisoners to acquire vocational and work skills to enhance their capacity to gain and retain employment on release. Provision of continuous and meaningful activity for prisoners thereby securing a more effective management of prisons.

Provision of productive work for prisoners that will assist in reducing the cost of running the Prison. Eligibility to Apply Possession of a relevant Trade Qualification as below: Certificate IV in Hospitality (with Commercial Cookery or Catering or Kitchen Operations speciality) and/or Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and/or Certificate IV in Catering Operations Note: Nationally recognised Australian qualifications or overseas qualifications that have been verified in Australia for equivalency will be accepted. Complete the Employment Profile Assessment as determined by the Department.

Receive a clearance through a National Criminal History check and the Departmental integrity assessment. Possess a current 'C' class motor vehicle driver's licence. Possess a valid Senior First.


Date14 September 2021

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Salary $84,710 - $86,334 per annum

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