Person, Chef

Kitchen All-Rounder

Kitchen All-Rounder

  • 628314
  • Brisbane CBD, QLD, Australia, 4000
  • Part Time

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.

This part time role will see you working across all sections of the kitchen. As a kitchen all-rounder you will preferably have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a commercial kitchen environment, a background in cooking / cold larder with an interest in gaining further knowledge around specialised dietary requirements. Working on a 2-week rotational hospital menu and reporting to the Culinary Manager, you will work across a variety of kitchen positions as well as leading a team of kitchen staff when required. The position will require availability on a rotating roster across 7 days. 

Key Duties:

  • Manage and follow production sheets for each section
  • Stock management, portion control, storage procedures and food wastage
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Allergen Management, HACCP – Food Safety Standards and Cleaning Procedures
  • Patient safety is a non- negotiable including 3-point ID checks and following site policies and procedures
  • Competency in using the CAT phone and completing jobs in a timely manner
  • Operating commercial dishwashers and commercial cleaning equipment
  • Working across several areas including; production, larder, stores, Kitchenhand, and catering attendant.
  • Willingness work in any position as per operational requirements

The Person:

  • A passion for producing exceptionally high-quality foods and delivering exceptional service
  • Fantastic Communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Able to work independently and within a team, with excellent time management
  • A positive attitude with a resilient nature.
  • Food Safety Supervisor certificate is desirable
  • Previous experience within a similar role within a Hospital environment.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and follow instructions

In line with the required Legislation, preference will be given to candidates that can provide a current Police Check, as well as evidence of Vaccine Preventable Diseases (Hepatitis B immunity - Measles, mumps, rubella - Chicken pox - Whooping cough - Tuberculosis Assessment)  You must also be vaccinated against COVID 19.

 The Benefits

Our people are our most valuable asset. That is why you will see that we place great importance on being an employer of choice. Your can-do attitude, safety focus and passion will be rewarded with excellent benefits and conditions. We embrace equal opportunity and promote diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation and People with Disability to apply. 

Join a company whose core values are Respect, Growth, Teamwork.


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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