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June 11, 2024

Head Chef – Wagga Wagga

  • Head Chef role based at our aged care home in Picton
  • ‘Not-for-profit’ tax benefits (up to $15,900 plus meal benefit up to $2,650 tax-free
  • An additional 17.5% leave loading when you enjoy your annual leave

We are inviting applications for Head Chef to look after 83 aged care residents in Wagga Wagga – Remembrance Village. This role will see you reporting to the facility manager whilst working in a supportive and collaborative
team environment.

An experienced Head chef with a passion for aged care who can pave the way to success and will thrive in this role!

Responsibilities of a Chef would be, but not limited to:

  • Oversee the day-to-day supervision of employees regarding all aspects of the current food operation
  • Demonstrating strong leadership and creating and sustaining a high-performing team.
  • Preparation, planning, and cooking of various meals, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks
  • Complying with all infection control protocols and safe food handling procedures
  • Ensuring all meals are prepared whilst keeping resident choices, allergies, and recommendations in mind
  • Adhere to the Workplace Health and Safety policies and
  • procedures of RSL LifeCare and participate in and promote WHS
  • activities as required

Skills and Experience required:

  • Certificate in Commercial Cookery or equivalent
  • Experience in leading and managing catering operations
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and coordinate a large team
  • Ability to plan and implement catering services, ensuring a holistic approach and having regard for the resident
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality control in food preparation and delivery
  • within an aged care setting.
  • Australian Working Rights

It is a mandatory requirement for a team member working in the Aged Care sector to have a valid Police Check or a valid National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) check, or potentially both, to undertake the inherent requirements of the role. Clearances must be verified prior to commencing employment with RSL LifeCare.

Our commitment to diversity:
We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community, especially from Veterans, currently serving ADF personnel, their families, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued, and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or disability.

Job Information

Job Reference: JR106813_1718085111
Salary: AU$30 - AU$37 per hour
Salary From: £30
Salary To: £37
Job Industries: Hospitality and Catering
Job Locations: Wagga Wagga, Australia
Job Types: Permanent
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