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Qualified Chef / Experienced Cook

Apply now Job no: 533847
Work type: Part time
Location: Nowra Private Hospital
Categories: Catering/Food Services


We are seeking an experienced Chef to join our team at Nowra Private Hospital in a Permanent Part Time capacity (48 hours per fortnight) Monday to Friday, No weekends!


About the Role

In this role you will be responsible for food preparation for patients, staff, 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. As well as supervision and coordination of staff for each of your meal services.

This is a fast-paced role that requires strong time management and People skills. As well as being a collaborative and flexible member of the team to effectively meet the needs of the hospital’s food services.

This role reports to the Head Chef and Catering Manager and works with a large, varied team of chefs, kitchen hands and food service assistants.


About You

To succeed in this role you will be a qualified Chef or experienced cook with a passion for culinary preparation and service. You will have experience in preparing food in a clinical environment where you demonstrated strong organisational skills and the capacity to handle high volume catering workflows.

The flexibility to handle shifts across a rotating roster Monday to Friday will be required.

You will also bring;

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or higher.
  • Experience within a Hospital or aged care environment will be essential for this role
  • Proven ability to prioritise work tasks and manage time effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Capability to cater to a wide variety of sensitive dietary requirements.
  • Strong interpersonal skills


About the Organisation

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 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".

Nowra Private Hospital is a 62-bed Surgical, Medical/Rehabilitation facility, located on the South Coast in a semi rural environment and with easy access to Sydney.  We provide a friendly working environment, flexible family orientated rosters & a team approach to patient care.

Nowra Private Hospital is a significant provider of hospital services in the district, servicing not only a long coastal strip but also a significant tourist population.  Facilities include a 6-bed High Dependency/Critical Care Unit and also a Rehabilitation Unit with hydrotherapy pool. The Hospital provides comprehensive Medical/Surgical services.  Nowra Private Hospital has established an excellent reputation in the community for its high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement.


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application.



Everyone who joins Ramsay:

  • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19, including a third dose if required under State health orders
  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Timothy Box on

Applications Close: 23 May 2022 at 11:55pm

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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