Person, Plant, Produce, Food, Vegetable, Lunch, Meal, Bean


  • 599996
  • Central Coast
  • Chef
  • Full Time
  • Part Time

From small private hospitals to the largest public health campuses, our broad range of service solutions include catering, retail, facilities management, cleaning services and even security and help desk. At Medirest (part of Compass Group Australia), we provide the non-medical services that keep Australia's healthcare facilities in top shape.

We currently have a vacancy for a part time Chef to join our team at our 5 star senior living site in Lisarow. This site is home to approximately 115 residents and, alongside your colleagues, you'll be responsible for the provision of a healthy, nutritious and varied food offer for them.

We'd expect you to contribute to the input of creating seasonal menus and play a key role in the successful running of the kitchen. 

What your day may look like:

  • Prep and cook all items across our menus and daily specials
  • Maintain an overall knowledge and passion for nutrition and healthy eating
  • Observation of and implementation of allergy awareness controls
  • Monitor costs with special regard to portion control, waste minimisation and stock control
  • Ensure the safe production of a quality product without comprise to the food safety guidelines provided
  • If required, you'll assist with the training of the apprentice chefs
  • Take leadership of the kitchen team in the absence of the Site Manager

A bit about you

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery - experience in Aged Care/Hospital environment well regarded
  • Proven experience in bulk catering 
  • You will have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of all kitchen procedures and operations
  • Full understanding of OHS, Hygiene & HACCP regulations
  • Valid Police Clearance & ability to obtain the influenza vaccination inline with legislation
  • Have a genuine desire to brighten our residents day!

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development including apprenticeships & traineeships; a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site based benefits; and company discounts.

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