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February 14, 2020

Head Chef

821 Ocean Dr, Port Macquarie NSW 2444, Australia

About RSL LifeCare

RSL LifeCare is a leader in senior living, providing high quality retirement villages, aged care homes (nursing homes) and personal home care throughout NSW and the ACT.  Proudly serving Australia for over 100 years, RSL LifeCare is a successful and growing not-for profit organisation which began as a haven for war veterans and today is open to all Australians.

Our vision is one of “Continuing in the ANZAC spirit” by developing supportive, dynamic retirement living communities and providing award-winning, innovative and personalised care for our clients and residents. We are passionate about supporting our residents and clients to live fulfilling lives and enable their sense of wellbeing and independence.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role would be an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person who will join in enhancing and promoting the quality of life of our residents at our new 80-bed facility, Arthur Blackburn VC Gardens and Café co-located at Poziéres Village.

Selection Criteria

The essential selection criteria for the role includes:

  • Experience in a similar position and environment cooking and producing meals for large numbers preferably  in the Aged Care sector
  • Certificate in Commercial Cookery or equivalent
  • Knowledge in commercial kitchen environment including equipment operation
  • Knowledge of aged care accreditation standards and compliance
  • Knowledge of HACCP,  food safety standards and requirements
  • Knowledge in textured modified and food allergies
  • Understanding of OH & S requirements
  • Strong people management, customer service and negotiation skills;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

Key Responsibilities

The essential selection criteria for the role includes:

  • Ensuring resident receive high quality meals
  • Maintaining accurate documentation in accordance to the food safety plan
  • Stock ordering and control
  • Mentorship and inspiration to the catering team

We offer:

  • A supportive environment committed to providing excellent care and services to our residents and clients
  • Salary packaging opportunities as a not for profit organisation
  • The opportunity to join an organisation that strives to make a genuine positive difference for our clients and residents, our people and our community

This role will be full time Monday-Friday and may require occasional weekends.

As part of the application process you will be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and must hold valid Australian work rights/ visa.

To apply

Please email your CV and Cover letter to Careers@rsllifecare.org.au Applications close 6th March 2020

Please note that due to the large number of applications only those that have been shortlisted with be contacted.

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    821 Ocean Dr, Port Macquarie NSW 2444, Australia

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