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Head Chef
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Head Chef - Carine Parkside Care Community

Northern Suburbs & Joondalup

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.

At Opal, we strive to deliver an outstanding resident food experience every day.  Our dedicated team of chefs lovingly prepare a range of meals and snacks fresh from the kitchen every day. Our food services team are devoted to creating enjoyable food experiences for all residents, particularly as their dietary requirements and preferences change. 

About the role:

  • Based at Carine Parkside Care Community.
  • Permanent Full-time role working Monday to Friday. 

Carine Parkside Care Community is nestled in the northern suburbs of Perth approximately 10 minutes from Scarborough Beach and 20 minutes from Perth CBD, accessible by the Mitchell Freeway and Joondalup Railway Line (Warwick station) . Built in 2018, Carine Parkside offers high care and memory support to 145 residents. Split across two floors with a café, hairdressers, spacious gardens and Concentric Allied Health Services which is open to the community. Carine Parkside offers a multitude of opportunities for career growth and progression, supported by the leadership team and wider multidisciplinary teams within the care community.  

If you enjoy working in a busy and fast paced environment, while passionate about growing your career in aged care, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

What we look for:

  • Create your seasonal menu in consultation with residents in the care community.
  • 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.
  • Create and deliver of outstanding food events.
  • Full accountability for the food experience and hospitality operations in the care community.
  • Create hero moments for our customers.

Our ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • Passion for food
  • 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
  • 5 years’ experience as a Head Chef
  • Current police check (within last 3 months) 

What Opal can offer you:

  • Opal HealthCare’s annual Chefs Masterclass
  • Leadership and Management Courses available
  • Opportunity to work with in a group of experienced chefs who share a passion for creating food experiences that delight
  • Opal’s food philosophy
  • A customer centric work environment
  • A competitive salary
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A work week that enables incredible work/life balance 

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance via Opal’s police check system and undergo a pre-employment medical. You may also be required to attend a drug screen and complete psychometric testing. 

Please note: a current Flu & Covid-19 vaccination will also be required for you to work in our homes.

From 1st February 2021, you are required to obtain an NDISWC through your state government provider prior to commencing employment with us. 

For a full listing of all our current vacancies visit:

https://www.opalhealthcare.com.au/careers/current-vacancies/

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time

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