Sous Chef
Lismore and Far North Coast, AU
6d ago

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

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of C ompassion, A ccountability, R espect and E xcellence 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 Opal Murwillumbah - 86 bed home.
  • Part-Time position, must be available for weekends.
  • Cover the Head Chef role when required.
  • Contribute to the creation of the seasonal menu.
  • Create nutritious meals and snacks in line with the food services program.
  • Ensure detailed compliance with the food safety program.
  • Oversee and manage service of meals.
  • Create enjoyable food experiences for customers.
  • Full accountability for the food experience and hospitality operations in the home in the absence of the Head Chef.
  • 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
  • 3 years’ experience as a Sous Chef
  • Current police check (within last 3 months)
  • What Opal can offer you :

  • Opportunity to work with a group of experienced chefs who share a passion for creating food experiences that delight
  • Opportunity to progress to a Head Chef role
  • Leadership and Management Courses available
  • Opal’s food philosophy
  • A customer centric work environment
  • A competitive salary
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A working 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 vaccination will also be required for you to work in our homes.

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