Chef (Hospitality Team Leader)

  • NEW!
  • Kelso
  • Full time
  • 05 March, 2019


Our goal is to enrich the lives of older people and to do this we value our staff and empower them to work in a supportive and collaborative manner to build an outstanding service.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced and passionate Chef to join our Kelso residential team on a permanent full time basis. If you are passionate about contributing to the improvement of quality of life of the elderly and would like to work with a professional organisation that recognizes the contribution of staff through education and support programs, then this position is for you.


  • VETAB accredited Certificate IV in relevant area
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience providing food services, preferably in aged care
  • Good knowledge of Food Regulations
  • Commitment to providing high standard of customer service
  • Comfortable conversing with our clients
  • The right to work in Australia.


  • Be a natural leader with a unique approach to staff training.
  • Possess experience in kitchen administration/organisation, including ordering of produce, stock control and food cost control.
  • It is imperative that the individual can navigate a team to success through leadership, training, and food safety compliance.
  • Be able to maintain documentation as required within the food safety program.
  • Provide support to the Domestic-Cleaning team particularly around overseeing paperwork compliance.
  • Have Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft programs.
  • Will have the ability to foster positive relationships with staff and residents.
  • Have experience within the food industry, including the delivery of quality safe food.
  • Able to maintain a calm and respectful demeanor at all times.
  • Have a VETAB accredited Certificate IV in relevant area (or working towards or equivalent)
  • Have excellent written and communication skills.
  • While previous experience within the aged care and health industry will be highly regarded and is preferred, it is not a requirement.