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Chef Manager - Merrimac

Merrimac, Australia

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Posted 25/06/2024 Job Number 37229 Work type Permanent - Full Time Posting End Date 25/07/2024

About the Role

As a Chef Manager at one of our care homes you will provide lead the provision of well presented, nutritious meals that meet Resident dining needs in a home like environment. You will ensure excellence at all times, whilst adhering to all related quality standards and regulations

This is a permanent role paying between $31.29 and $36.18 plus super, subject to years of experience

About the Home

Bupa Merrimac is a charming care home in the heart of the Gold Coast. It is close to the local community with schools and shopping centres nearby. 10kms from the CBD, it consists of 98 beds, a with various care units such as dementia, respite, and palliative. Our primary goal is placing our focus on the health, lifestyle and well-being of our residents.

Duties

  • Ensure the efficient and high-quality functioning of the kitchen and catering service
  • Review all feedback from residents and act accordingly to resolve any issues
  • Manage safe and correct processes in food purchasing, storage, handling, and preparation
  • Oversee the washing, preparation, and cooking of all foods, including vegetables, soups, sauces gravies, main dishes, desserts, sandwiches, salads, bread, and rolls
  • Ensure that all meals are prepared fresh daily utilising seasonal produce
  • Implement infection control principles and practices as per infection control policies
  • Complete charts/ forms promptly and correctly as per duty list and Quality & Assurance Processes
  • Identify training needs and requirements of Catering Staff - this includes changes to processes or resident requirements, introduction to new equipment safety or environmental regulations
  • Work as an effective team leader by maintaining a positive attitude, respect, and communication with all members of the Catering team


Skills and Experience

  • Certificate in Commercial Cookery or equivalent is essential
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Budget Management
  • Understanding of Food Audits
  • Hotel/Restaurant experience desirable but not essential
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively liaise with stakeholders
  • Effective time management and organisational skills


Culture

We all share the same purpose at Bupa Aged Care. Helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We take pride in delivering high-quality care with a personal touch. Bupa champions a unique agile culture, one that adapts to your needs as a member of our team. Our focus is not limited to our residents but also your wellbeing and career growth. We aim to support you with tools you need to achieve a fulfilling career.

How to Apply

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