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Job Title: Chef
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Zilzie, Australia
Reference: 537
Contact Name: Jenny Lloyd
Contact Email: Jenny Lloyd
Job Published: June 16, 2020 10:00

Job Description

  • 120 Bed Facility in Zilzie, (located btw Rockhampton & Yeppoon) Central QLD Coast.
  • Immediate start, 38 hrs a week until 7th August – 6am start Mon to Frid
  • Oversea a small team of catering assistants, will suit someone that has empathy for the elderly.

Our client, one of the largest Australian owned and operated not-for-profit healthcare and independent living service providers, with a passion for ensuring customers live the best possible life, requires a Chef to start immediately and oversea a small team of catering assistants at their 120 Bed Facility in Zilzie.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of ingredients/menu – adherence to service times with consistency and quality food product
  • Adherence to dietary requirements (allergies, intolerances, texture modified, purees, etc.)
  • Overall cost management with a focus on food and labour costs
  • Stock ordering, rotation and stocktaking 
  • Maintain a clean kitchen, equipment and utensils
  • Maintaining legislated food hygiene and general safety practices
  • Fast, effective service provided with a smile
  • Work in a busy kitchen environment as a leader and team player
  • Monitoring and promoting kitchen hygiene and HACCP
  • Complete all relevant food safety documents
  • Positive work ethic and empathy for the elderly

The ideal candidate will have a Certificate 3 in Commercial Cookery or equivalent, experience in a similar position within the Aged Care, Health or Hospital setting, be familiar with leading a small kitchen team and be familiar with the latest food safety and aged care standards.

NB: As a result of revised standards around health & well-being in the aged care industry, all applicants MUST have a current year flu vaccination and be able to provide proof of the vaccination.

Immediate start, 38 hours a week, on a temporary basis until the 7th August 2020. Starting at 6am Monday to Friday. Please apply ASAP!

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