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Executive Chef

Apply now Job no: 569635
Work type: Full time
Location: Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
Categories: Catering/Food Services


An exciting full-time opportunity exists for a dynamic and innovative Executive Chef with strong management skills to join our leadership team at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital.

76 hours / fortnight Monday to Friday – no split shifts


The Role

Our catering team are responsible for ensuring our patients receive the highest standard of service possible. You will be supported by an experienced team of staff and your hands on approach to managing the business will ensure your success, as will your willingness to go the extra mile in order to deliver results.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Production and delivery of a high volume of meals per day
  • Catering for internal functions
  • Direction and leadership of all catering staff
  • Food quality control and oversee and maintain OHS and HACCP
  • Responsible for financial and operational performance of catering services
  • Purchasing and stock control

It is paramount that the successful candidate will be an outstanding leader with well-rounded kitchen competencies, who thrives in managing and leading their staff by example to be the best that they can be.


About You

You possess a caring and respectful nature, can-do attitude, safety focus and above all, a passion for delivering high quality meals and service.  You will also demonstrate:

  • Chef trade qualifications with experience in a high-volume catering environment
  • Food Safety Supervisor certification
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol qualification (desirable)
  • Knowledge of HACCP Principles and the proven ability to manage the food safety program
  • Experience in a catering management position
  • Audit and end of month financial reporting
  • Preference for Hospitality background and previous supervisory experience, e.g., rostering, ordering, menu planning, line management and H&S.


What’s in it for you?

Professional Advancement: Recognition, Rewards, Professional Development, and Employee referral programs. Free access to LinkedIn Learning, education scholarships and the Ramsay Leadership Academy to support career progression.  

Discounts:  Ramsay Rewards - Access great deals at over 100+ major retailers. Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts - you’ll pay less for hospital cover and receive higher extras limits for things like General and Major Dental. 

Health and Wellbeing: Flexible work opportunities with the ability to have a say in your roster, Flexible Leave Program, and a free Employee Assistance Program offering access to confidential counselling, coaching and support 24/7.  

Leisure/Social/Financial: Discounts for leisure travel with selected Hotels, salary sacrifice opportunities e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing and more.


The Hospital

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with over 70 Australian sites employing over 34,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practising the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1964.



  • 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.


To Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Applications made by recruitment agencies will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact Paula Whittaker via

Applications Close Wednesday 24th July 2024



Ramsay Health Care is committed to Child Safety.  Details of our commitment are set out in our Code of Conduct, available at


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