Person, Chef



  • 618047
  • Canberra, ACT, Australia, 2601
  • Part Time

Chef – BCS Carey Gardens Senior Living Residential Services

  • Protect your career by becoming part of an “essential services”
  • Use your Culinary skills to take care of those that need it the most
  • Excellent career and development opportunities within a proud “employer of choice”

Medirest provides specialist food, hospitality and support services to residents and patients in hospitals and senior living facilities. We are passionate about ensuring residents and patients are well nourished, well cared for, valued and safe. Our services come from the heart and served with a smile

Our opportunity: 

Supporting our aged care clients in the best way possible, is at the heart of everything we do. We continually deliver exceptional food and service to those in our community who need it the most.

We are currently seeking a Chef to work within our BCS Carey Gardens team based in Red Hill. This role will take responsibility for developing, cooking, and serving nutritious and delicious menus that will contribute to the ongoing healthy and happy lifestyle of our aged care community. Our chefs deliver menus to residents, who expect fresh, nutritious, and diverse options that reflect person centred care and choice.

Key responsibilities will also include: 

  • Design and prepare a full range of nutritious foods including breakfast, lunch, and dinner that aligns to the dietary and cultural requirements of our residents  
  • Maintain & deliver excellent presentation and high-quality food standards and provide a high level of engagement with our residents
  • Coaching, training and assisting your kitchen crew with all cooking related matters and procedures.

We are looking for exceptional talent, and the skills you will need are successful in the role you will need: 

  • Most importantly the ability to be innovative and creative
  • A Certificate III Commercial Cookery is a must
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a positive outlook and professional manner
  • A Flexible approach and attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Hard working
  • Previous experience Cooking in a similar environment would be highly advantageous

Compassion, pride, and determination to deliver excellence are what drives our employees in roles that are critical to the health and wellbeing of residents, and you will be joining a team who are all committed to our vision that improving quality of life is at the heart of our hospitality culture.

You'll also need to: 

  • In line with the required legislation, a valid and current police clearance and influenza vaccination (or be prepared to acquire).
  • From 17th September 2021 it is a legislative requirement for all Senior Living workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19

Apply now and you'll also enjoy all the benefits of working with Medirest, including: 

  • Working in a team where your expertise is recognised, and your contribution is  truly valued 
  • Genuine opportunities for ongoing training and support, both on and off the tools!
  • Access to an employee assistance program 
  • Flexible, family friendly roster
  • Competitive salaries and recognition programs
  • Company event days & discounts

Visit our website for more information about the position, what we do, our clients, and our staff.  

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