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  • 500968
  • Aged Care - Chef
  • Aged Care - Residential
  • Part time permanent

What you’ll be doing in this role

Join one of Australia’s leading residential aged care service providers for a career filled with heart and purpose. We’d love to hear from you.

Your work may include:

  • Facilitating and overseeing the quality, timely and effective preparation of food in line with the unique needs of clients in an environment where dietary requirements can change rapidly.
  • Planning and developing in consultation with the service manager and residents rotating menus where required.
  • Preparing and cooking all daily meals and maintaining the storage and protection of food and catering supplies for optimum use.
  • Ensuring food preparation and catering practices adhere to hygiene and safety principles and are free of any hazards.
  • Maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Safe Work Practices.

Who we’re looking for

  • Ideally, you’ll have a Certificate III in Hospitality, Commercial Cookery, or similar or demonstrated competence in the provision of catering services
  • You’ll have previous experience in similar position and experience with cook fresh/cook-chill methodology and awareness of texture modified food/controls
  • Demonstrated competence in the preparation of menus following dietary requirements and competence in the purchasing, storage, and efficient use of food supplies within endorsed budget guidelines
  • You’ll be adaptable, empathetic and resourceful, and be able to live Uniting’s everyday values of being compassionate, respectful, imaginative, and bold.

We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

About Uniting Aged Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support more than 7,000 residents in over 70 aged care homes throughout NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Other pre-employment screenings
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination (3 doses).

 How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

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