Chef/Cook – Aged Care

Are you someone who is passionate about providing quality food?We have a great opportunity for an experienced and qualified Chef or Cook to work along side our experienced Head Chef/Cook at our Residential Harmony Village Aged Care Home located in sunny Shepparton on a permanent part time basis (Friday, Saturday, Sunday 08:30- 16:30).About Doutta Galla:Doutta Galla Aged Services is a not for profit aged care organisation with almost thirty years’ experience caring for people from a diverse range of backgrounds. We have eight aged care homes across Victoria located predominantly in the western suburbs. At Doutta Galla we are proud of the diversity of our residents and staff. Everyone is welcome - all cultures, nationalities, faiths and language groups.What we are looking for:We are looking for a candidate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to motivate and engage staff. Reporting to our experienced Head Chef/Cook this position will work on alternate days to support the kitchen and ensure smooth meal service.You'll contribute to a friendly environment centered around communication and team work with staff to support you. You'll be committed to providing high quality meal services ensuring our delightful residents enjoy delicious food. You will also need to maintain excellence in food service standards and compliance with all relevant regulations.To be considered for the role you will have:Appropriate Chef Qualifications or Trade Cook certificate or equivalentCurrent Food Handling/Food Safety CertificateDemonstrated knowledge and understanding of Food Safety regulations, guidelines, standards and relevant legislationRelevant experience in menu and food preparationDemonstrated initiative and ability to work independently within specific guidelinesCommitment to the provision of high quality, nutritious and appetizing food and beveragesA strong sense of pride and accomplishment in service deliveryWhy work for us?Working with Doutta Galla is not just about having a job to go to. Working with us is about having a job that is meaningful and rewarding – one that gives back to our communities – one that lets you know that the work you do is truly important and valued. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work in a role you can be proud of. By joining Doutta Galla you will have the benefits of both professional development and attractive, not-for-profit salary packaging. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work in a role you can be proud of and to contribute to an evolving site, making it your own.Doutta Galla is an equal opportunity employer; all applicants will be considered for employment. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and eligible to work in Aged Care under the Aged Care Act 1997 (Cth). 40000 AUD Shepparton 3630