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Head Chef
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Head Chef

Geelong & Great Ocean Road

At Opal HealthCare, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do. 

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence reflect that CARE is at the heart of everything we do.

Opal HealthCare have 84 care communities and a team of over 9,600 across Australia. With 10 new care communities opening in the next two years, we are growing with multiple opportunities on the horizon.

 About the role:

  • Based at Highton Gardens - 120 bed Care Community
  • Full Time opportunity - Wednesday to Sunday, 9am - 5pm shifts
  • Create your seasonal menu in consultation with residents in the home
  • Create nutritious meals and snacks in line with the food services program
  • Create enjoyable food experiences for customers
  • Ensure detailed compliance with the food safety program
  • Oversee and manage the creation and delivery of meals and events
  • Full accountability for the food experience and hospitality operations in the home

Our ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent produce selection and rotation skills
  • Outstanding budgeting and ordering skills
  • Inspirational team leadership
  • Completion of Certificate IV in Commercial Cooking or trade qualification
  • Food Safety Supervisory Certification

What Opal can offer you:

  • Opal Aged Care’s annual Chefs Masterclass
  • Leadership & Scholarship Programs worth up to $15,000 for further education and training
  • Development opportunities available via the Opal HealthCare Academy; find out more: http:/academy.opalhealthcare.com.au
  • Employee Referral Program – earn bonuses for inviting your friends to work with us
  • Opportunity to work with in a group of experienced chefs who share a passion for creating food experiences that delight
  • A work week that enables incredible work/life balance 

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate via Opal's police check system and undergo pre-employment medical & drug screening. Candidates will also be required to have the flu & covid vaccinations in accordance with government directions. You must also be willing to obtain a personal NDISWC through your state government provider prior to commencing employment.

To meet a few of our team and read about why they chose to work for Opal HealthCare visit https://www.opalhealthcare.com.au/about-us/meet-our-team/   

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