Head Chef - Permanent Full time Opportunity
Job no: 497688
Work type: Full time
Location: Lake Macquarie Private Hospital
Categories: Catering/Food Services
Permanent Full time Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Head Chef to join our friendly team at St George Private Hospital in Southern Sydney.
About the Role
In this role you will be supporting the Food Services Manager in the overall operations of the department in line with legislation, infection control policies and the organisation strategic direction. You will be responsible for food preparation for patients, staff, cafeteria and functions, ensuring a high standard in quality of Hospital food production and cleanliness within the department in line with required Food Safety Plan, relevant HACCP standards and Hospital policy.
This is a fast-paced role that requires strong time management to effectively meet the needs of the hospital’s food services
To succeed in this role you will be a qualified chef with a passion for culinary preparation and service. Ideally, though not essential, you will bring experience within a clinical setting or in preparing food for medical patients. Strong organisational skills and the capacity to handle high volume catering workflows will be key to this role.
The flexibility to handle shifts across a rotating roster including evenings and weekends will be required.
You will also bring;
- Commercial Cookery Trade Certificate
- Minimum 5 years Head Chef or similar experience
- Experience in purchasing, product specification, stock control, recipe and computerise menu system
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience within a Hospital will be highly regarded.
- Proven ability to prioritise work tasks and manage time effectively in a fast paced environment.
- Supportive and friendly team environment
- Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
- Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
- Employee assistance program
- Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.
About St George Private
St George Private Hospital is one of the most modern, clinically advanced private hospitals in Australasia. The Hospital is located in Sydney's South and is adjacent to The St George Public Hospital one of Sydney's major university teaching hospitals. St George Private Hospital is fully accredited 270 bed advanced surgical and acute medical facility, working in partnership with some of Australia's leading medical specialists. Key to the Hospital's success is a highly skilled and expert team of staff, a team we want you to be a part of.
The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".
How to Apply
All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application.
Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please call Adrian Revie, Hospitality Operations Manager on 02 9598 5402.
Close Date: 19 January 2020
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