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Full job description
  • Professional Development Opportunity
  • Supportive training
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Are you passionate about cooking and wish to make a real difference? To enhance our team further, an exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified Chef to join our kitchen.

Our Food Service department strives to bring quality food, to improve the Newcastle Private Hospital patient experience.

We are looking for a Chef who:

  • Is passionate about their trade
  • Is a natural born leader
  • Together with our senior team members, places personal pride on a team delivering great patient meals and care.

We offer Competitive Salary negotiable for the right candidate and a supportive management team.

As a Chef at the Newcastle Private Hospital, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading our fresh food service department, whilst working towards the production of the best hospital food service standards in Newcastle
  • Being hands on whilst working calmly and positively influencing our kitchen team
  • Produce and present exceptional food
  • Ensure kitchen hygiene is maintained to food safety standards
  • Ensure all dietary requirements are catered for
  • Provide an excellent standard of patient care/customer service that meets the needs of all patients and customers at this facility
  • Good working knowledge of HACCP and all associated food preparation, meal delivery, dietary, hygiene/cleaning requirements.
  • Training of kitchen team
  • Good time management
  • Personal and organisational skills
  • Maintaining food stock levels with cost efficient ordering
  • Maintaining our food safety program and associated HACCP documentation
  • Help lead, supervise, mentor, coach and develop the food service team as a whole

Newcastle Private Hospital is a 189 bed, acute, private hospital facility co-located on the John Hunter Campus at Rankin Park. The hospital has 11 theatres including a hybrid theatre and a 15 bed Intensive Care Unit. It also has a cardiac suite including a cardiac catheter laboratory and a 16 bed Coronary Care Unit. A private maternity suite including 6 birthing suites and a special care baby nursery is available for families in the Newcastle region.

Newcastle Private Hospital is owned and operated by Healthscope, a leading private health operator of 42 private hospitals across Australia.

Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate III in Commercial Cooking
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of HACCP regulations
  • Reliable, team orientated, stable employment history
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Compassionate, motivated, positive outlook
  • Excellent time management and people skills together with a logical and methodical approach to the work at hand
  • General knowledge of computers with the ability to, after training, use the Food Service Department's computerised systems
  • Good employment history
  • Available for shifts over a 7-day roster including weekend work
  • Leadership Experience in restaurant/hotel food service environment
  • Provide 2 reference contacts from previous GMs or direct managers

Applications close: 9 August 2022

For further enquiries: Peter Sheehan, Food Services Manager - Peter.Sheehan@healthscope.com.au

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.

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Job details
Date posted
2 Jul 2022
Hospo, Tourism & Food Services
$50k ~ $61k
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Health care providers & services
Private business

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