Chef / Cook

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Bethanie Group

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Chef / Cook

Job ID: 11441
Job Views: 8
Location: Bunbury
Post Code: 6230
Category: Hospitality & Tourism
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 16/05/2024


Bethanie, Western Australia’s leading not for profit aged care and retirement living provider, has been warmly welcoming and caring for seniors for over 65 years. We strive to lead the change in the way Australians think about ageing, recognising ‘old age’ as a positive force in society and giving a voice to those who have seen it all and live to tell the tale.

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Chef / Cook to join the team at Bethanie Elanora Aged Care Home in Bunbury on an initially fixed term basis, with the potential for ongoing employment thereafter. Bethanie Elanora in Bunbury is an 81 bed facility located close to the beach, offering comfortable and happy living with secure dementia care on site.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience managing a kitchen efficiently and preparing food that is nutritious, well presented and within budget constraints.

We are ideally looking for someone to work Sunday - Thursday, however this may be negotiable for the right applicant and can be discussed further at interview. Shifts will mostly be 9am - 5pm, with Wednesdays being 7am - 3pm to allow for a delicious cooked breakfast for our residents.

Job Requirements:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the preparation and cooking of meals on site, including ordering of food stuffs
  • Prepare appetising and nutritious meals using fresh ingredients
  • Assist in menu development
  • Manage and develop a small team, including training staff on appropriate food presentation and preparation techniques
  • Understand and deliver special dietary requirements for our residents
  • Managing the catering for small functions
  • Undertake responsibility of daily food safe documentation and ensure compliance is met

 About You:

  • Possess a passion for, and previous experience working as a Chef or Cook for large groups of people, ideally in an aged care, hospital or similar environment
  • Minimum requirement of a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (or similar)
  • Ability to supervise other members of staff
  • Experience in ordering food stuffs and awareness of waste management
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Food Act and Food Standards Code
  • Willingness to obtain any relevant vaccinations required
  • A current NDIS Worker Screening Check or willingness to get one

Working with Bethanie

At Bethanie we are committed to being an employer of choice by creating a supportive and compassionate environment for our people, customers and residents.

As well as being part of a stimulating and nurturing work environment, you will also have access to the following benefits:

  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per annum. Salary packaging allows you to pay for your expenses with money from your salary before tax is taken out. Pay less tax, and your take home pay increases!
  • Banking, insurance and retail discounts and benefits
  • Rewarding career with a supportive culture
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

How to Apply:

Please click on the link to upload your CV before the closing date. We hope to interview sooner so don't delay! We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date.

Our application process will consistent of an additional questionnaire to be completed in order to finalise your application. If you require any further information, please contact our Careers team on 131 151.

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