Person, Chef



  • 628573
  • Kew, VIC, Australia, 3101
  • CBD, Melbourne CBD, VIC, Australia, 3000
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Protect your career by becoming part of an “essential service”
  • 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 currently have 2 vacancies out for a full time Chef and a weekend Chef s to work at our Kew Gardens site based in Kew. 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: 

  • Prepare daily meals for consumption in line with Medirest standards and client expectations.
  • Providing consistent quality food.
  • Working closely alongside the Front of House team to ensure a smooth and efficient operation.

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

  • 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 Aged Care Worked 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


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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