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Chef Manager

Established for 50 years, TriCare is one of Queensland’s largest private owners and managers of retirement communities and aged care residences.

TriCare’s Sunnybank Hills Aged Care Residence, a modern and recently refurbished 100 bed residence located on Brisbane’s Southside is recruiting for a full time Chef Manager to provide palatable, fresh cook meals and efficient dining service for our residents. The Chef Manager also ensures high standards in hygiene in our modern kitchen and dining rooms.

This is a salaried position with working hours comprising of Monday to Friday day shifts. Key responsibilities:

  • Ability to direct a kitchen team, maintain/improve food service systems, organise training, manage rosters and personnel
  • Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (or other relevant qualification)
  • Previous Aged Care experience preferred
  • Enthusiasm for catering for the resident according to care/dietary plans
  • Proven understanding of food safety standards
  • A warm personality and a flexible attitude to working hours
  • Well-developed literacy, numeracy and communication skills
  • Ability to improve levels of service and compliance
  • Knowledge and adherence to Work Health and Safety legislation and policies
  • Ability to keep accurate records and suggest improvements to work practices.

Key requirements, skills and experience:

  • Experience in preparation of freshly cooked meals suitable for aged care residents
  • Experience   with   texture   modified   foods   and   understanding   of   nutritional requirements for the elderly
  • Possession of a Food Safety Supervisor Statement of Attainment
  • Financial budgeting experience.

Evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement of the role.

Apply now, addressing your application via SEEK to Facility Manager.

Closing Date: Friday, 19th August 2022.

A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997.

Our aged care residences are non-smoking workplaces.