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Fresh Start

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Fresh Start is a not-for-profit addiction and substance use disorder recovery program that utilizes holistic, evidence and science-based treatment to facilitate a future free from the effects of addiction and substance use disorders for individuals, their families and the wider community.

Who we are looking for:  Fresh Start is a not-for-profit addiction and substance use disorder recovery program that is looking for a reliable, efficient and easy-going person, who enjoys cooking a variety of healthy home cooked meals, for our residents who are in the early stages of recovery and detoxification.

  Starting date: As soon as possible

  How many days min a week/fortnight are we looking for? One or Two Allocated days a week cooking the evening meal

  Particular days needed: Relief for Wednesdays (Feb 9th - March 15th)

  Start and finish time: 3pm - 6pm or 2pm - 5pm


  1. Preparing home style meals for residents
  2. Meal planning would need to take into account dietary needs/lifestyle choices
  3. There can be up to 12 or more people at the evening meal.
  4. Let the Lodge know ingredient requirements a week before the rostered day to cook. (Staff at Lodge will provide the ingredients requested)
  5. General clean up required with pots and pans, utensils used for cooking only.

Training: Induction Food Safety Course Certificate

  Benefits: Work experience learning to cook for larger groups Become a part of a team Take an active part in the community Boost your confidence and self-worth

  Impact: As a cook at the Lodge the role is crucial to ensuring that patients are healthy and fed. The power of a home cooked meal is soul warming and can make clients feel safe and comfortable.

  Where: Subiaco

  Requirements: Police Check        Food Safety Certificate           Fresh Start reserves the right to random drug testing of all staff, employees and residents at any time