Food Services Coordinator

About the role

  • Inner city location, parking provided and close to public transport

  • Working in the healthcare sector, make a difference

  • Exceptional working conditions, full time role working Monday to Friday. Escape hospitality hours.

Oversee the day to day operation of this kitchen facility where you will be responsible for providing nutritious, hygienic and safe food service for patients of this private health facility.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In consultation with an external dietary consultant you will plan monthly rotational menus and recipes in order to provide nutritious meals and snacks for patients, staff and visitors

  • Liaise with patients to discuss and plan dietary menus in order to provide for nutritional aspects of patient care

  • Coordinate and participate in preparation, cooking and serving of meals (in accordance with the planned menu)

  • Provide a safe and hygienic safe food service in line with all regulations, legislation and policy

  • Lead and manage a team of chefs, cooks and kitchen hand staff

  • Develop and maintain a stock control system

Skills and experience required

  • You will possess appropriate Trade Certificates (for example, Certificate in Commercial Cookery or similar)

  • High level of knowledge in infection control principles and practices relevant to food hygiene

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with, and build rapport across the facility (staff, patients, suppliers)

  • Previous experience in catering for large groups (a background in hospital/aged care is desirable but not essential)

Benefits and Culture

  • This is a tremendous opportunity to use your commercial cooking experience in an environment where you will have a chance to make a real difference to people's well being

  • This is a permanent and full time position working standard hours Monday to Friday 

  • You will work for an approachable and supportive Manager in a collaborative team environment

About the company
We have had the pleasure of recruiting for this highly respected company for many years. With a focus on putting people first, this organisation has a tremendous workplace culture and a leadership team that advocates for the wellbeing of their staff. They are recognised as being a leading provider within their field and they deliver a diverse range of health programs.

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