(VIC) Head Chef

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a dedicated and professional Head Chef who is passionate about providing friendly and efficient food services to residents and can provide kitchen and food preparation support.

This role will require the successful candidate to work on a full time basis, Monday to Friday. Successful candidate will have the option of sponsorship. 

Reporting to the GM, you will be mainly responsible for:

Ensuring all food service activities are completed in accordance with Food Safety Plan (FSP), Allity Food Standards and as directed by the GM.
Ensuring compliance with OH&S.
Ensure that delicious, well-balanced and nutritional meals are planned, prepared and presented to meet the needs of residents, based on the Allity Standard Menu in consultation with the General Manager
Assisting with general food preparation, kitchen duties, stock control and continuous improvement activities. 
Ensure kitchen, dining room and associated equipment and crockery are clean, meet required hygiene standards in compliance with the FSP
Ensure purchasing and ordering of all stock and equipment is according to the Allity preferred supplier listing and nominated ordering system.
Plan and manage the food and kitchen budget, in consultation with the General Manager.
Assist the General Manager with creating and maintaining an environment that ensures positive and cooperative working relationships
Any other duties, as required or as directed by GM

About You

To be successful for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

A current Safe Food Handling Certificate 
Certificate III or IV in Commercial Cookery (essential)
Previous experience as a Chef is essential 
Flexibility & commitment to work extra hours is required
Aged Care experience will be highly regarded
Knowledge of good hygiene practices
Good communication skills
Positive attitude with a willingness to learn
Professional presentation
Current COVID Vaccination (Mandatory)

What We Can Offer

Ongoing Training and Coaching
Allity Central - range of employee benefits & discounts
People Choice Awards
Employee Assistance Program
Career pathways
Salary Packaging Option

Please note: Our recruitment process involves the completion of a national police check.

Our values of Respec t , Accountability , Team Work , Integrity , Passion and Innovation is incorporated by our staff in our day to day work.

Bring along your passion for aged care and your alignment with these values, and in return, we will provide you with the opportunity to build an outstanding career within Aged Care.
Melbourne, VIC, AU