Head Chef - Sydney

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Position Title: Head Chef
Company: Confidential
Country: Australia
State/City: Sydney
Publication Date: 17/02/2017
ID: 91029876

Culinary leadership role

Competitive hourly wages

Work for a leader in Aged Care

At Opal Aged Care we are passionate about delivering the highest quality care to our residents and only employ outstanding staff who share our values of respect, compassion and accountability.

Our Head Chef position is a culinary leadership role and will be responsible for:
The creation and effective delivery of nutritious meals for residents, ensuring dietary requirements are met.
Effective leadership of the Cooks, Kitchen Hands and overall culinary team.
Ensuring the catering service is safe and of high quality that meets resident needs.
Providing leadership to the staff in the kitchen and ensuring they have the correct skills, knowledge and support to effectively fulfill their role.
This is a full time role offering convenient Mon- Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm hours.

Our ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:
Cert IV in Commercial Cooking
Experience within a healthcare/hospitality environment in a Head Chef position.
Demonstrated management and team leadership skills.
Demonstrated understanding of the Food Safety Program and Legislative requirements (WH&S, Fire/Evacuation, Infection Control)
The ability to cook home-style meals & pastries, along with food ordering & menu creation.
The ability to set and work within a budget
Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
Pride in the quality of the food and meals that is produced in the kitchen
All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate via Opal's police check system.
A competitive hourly wages
A professional and social team
Professional development opportunities
Access to leading talent and management programs
Health and wellness programs including subsidised gym memberships
Work/life balance.
About Opal Lourdes: Set in beautifully landscaped, colourful gardens overlooking the natural bushland of Garigal National Park, at Opal Lourdes our focus is always on providing a friendly and inviting atmosphere for all our residents and families.

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate via Opal's police check system and undergo pre-employment medical and drug screening.

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