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Chef, Aged Care

Advertiser: Catering IndustriesMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
18 May 2020
Location
Gosford & Central Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Hospitality & Tourism, Chefs/Cooks

Chef, Aged Care

Catering Industries Pty Ltd is a leading provider of contracted hospitality services (catering, cleaning and laundry) to Australia's health and aged care, education, government, corporate and resources sector. We currently employ over 1,300 personnel across various operations in our active market.
 

About the role

We are seeking a Chef to join the kitchen team at our client's aged care facility in Erina, Central Coast NSW. 

This is a full time role 40 hours per week, Immediate start date
Thursday to Monday - 10:00am to 6:00pm

*Weekend Penalty Rates Apply
 

Skills and experience

  • 3+ year's experience in a similar role - aged care experience highly regarded
  • Cert III in commercial cookery desirable
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Collaborative and team player 
  • Ability to multi-task and perform work within deadlines
  • Experienced in ordering, delivery and handling/control of stock
  • Empathy and respect towards aged care residents, staff and clients.
  • The ability to function within a busy kitchen whilst working harmoniously with the team.
  • Excellent client liaison and customer service skills.
  • Must have reliable transport.

Key responsibilities

  • Ability to produce high quality meals in line with aged care food service/HACCP guidelines, Quality Assurance procedures including low and high care residents.
  • Assisting in menu design, changes and implementation.
  • Responsible for preparation of special diets such as puree, gluten free and texture modified etc.
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Empathy towards residents, staff and clients.
  • High level of QA, WH&S, HACCP and Food Safety knowledge.
     

Benefits and perks

The successful applicant will be offered a competitive hourly rate plus penalty loadings as per Hospitality Award. You will also receive comprehensive training to perform your role in a satisfactory manner.

We have also just launched our new Staff Benefits program where you will have access to over 100+ retail discounts!

Why work with Catering Industries?

We are a family owned and operated business where our people are our backbone and it's their passion and dedication that has attributed to our substantial organic growth over the past 40 years. We emphasize a culture of service excellence, where our core values of CARE, COMMITMENT, INTEGRITY & TRUST are expected of all employees.

The successful applicant must provide a current Federal Police Check certificate, or be willing to apply for one.

Catering Industries Pty Ltd is a leading provider of contracted hospitality services (catering, cleaning and laundry) to Australia's health and aged care, education, government, corporate and resources sector. We currently employ over 1,300 personnel across various operations in our active market.
 

About the role

We are seeking a Chef to join the kitchen team at our client's aged care facility in Erina, Central Coast NSW. 

This is a full time role 40 hours per week, Immediate start date
Thursday to Monday - 10:00am to 6:00pm

*Weekend Penalty Rates Apply
 

Skills and experience

  • 3+ year's experience in a similar role - aged care experience highly regarded
  • Cert III in commercial cookery desirable
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Collaborative and team player 
  • Ability to multi-task and perform work within deadlines
  • Experienced in ordering, delivery and handling/control of stock
  • Empathy and respect towards aged care residents, staff and clients.
  • The ability to function within a busy kitchen whilst working harmoniously with the team.
  • Excellent client liaison and customer service skills.
  • Must have reliable transport.

Key responsibilities

  • Ability to produce high quality meals in line with aged care food service/HACCP guidelines, Quality Assurance procedures including low and high care residents.
  • Assisting in menu design, changes and implementation.
  • Responsible for preparation of special diets such as puree, gluten free and texture modified etc.
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Empathy towards residents, staff and clients.
  • High level of QA, WH&S, HACCP and Food Safety knowledge.
     

Benefits and perks

The successful applicant will be offered a competitive hourly rate plus penalty loadings as per Hospitality Award. You will also receive comprehensive training to perform your role in a satisfactory manner.

We have also just launched our new Staff Benefits program where you will have access to over 100+ retail discounts!

Why work with Catering Industries?

We are a family owned and operated business where our people are our backbone and it's their passion and dedication that has attributed to our substantial organic growth over the past 40 years. We emphasize a culture of service excellence, where our core values of CARE, COMMITMENT, INTEGRITY & TRUST are expected of all employees.

The successful applicant must provide a current Federal Police Check certificate, or be willing to apply for one.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a chef?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • How many hours are you available to work per week?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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