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Southern Cross Care Inc.

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  • Be the difference. Enjoy great rewards and benefits.
  • Permanent Part Time position

         Week 1 and Week 2

Wednesday         07:00 – 15:00

Thursday             07:00 – 15:00

Friday                  07:00 – 15:30

  • Salary packaging to maximise your take-home pay

We are looking for a dedicated Chef to join our Bucklands Site in Plympton.

About the role

This role is responsible for the production of high quality meals for a large number of residents. Additionally, the successful applicants will meet dietary and portion control requirements while ensuring a safe, spotless and legally compliant workplace.

You will also maintain equipment, direct other kitchen staff and demonstrate quality, efficiency and team building initiatives.

For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to our website or the attached position description.

About you

We are looking for people who will be the difference in the lives of our residents and clients.

The successful candidates will have the following skills and experience:

  • Relevant trade certificate or completion of cookery courses or relevant industry experience including completion of the Food Safety Supervisor Course
  • Previous experience working as a cook or chef with responsibility for the planning and preparation of nutritionally balanced and appetising meals in an aged care environment
  • The ability to read written instructions and speak in a manner that older people can understand
  • Strong organisational and time management skills to work with minimal supervision to manage own workload and to meet deadlines
  • Sound decision making, negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the Aged Care Standards particularly as they relate to accreditation
  • Excellent knowledge of food regulatory requirements
  • Intermediate computer skills using Google suite programs and proficiency in using in-house and other database and software applications

About us

Southern Cross Care is one of Australia’s leading charitable aged care, health and retirement living service providers. We value the diversity in our team, live and breathe our values of Service, Courage and Compassion and offer salary packaging benefits to maximise your take-home pay.

When you work for us, we value you as an individual, care for your well being and develop your skills to help you build your career. We reward creativity and provide the stability and flexibility you need. When you work for us, you work better for life.

Applications close: 12pm on Friday 14th of June 2024.

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