It takes a special kind of caring to do what we do . and to do it well. It's the sort of caring which comes from the understanding that we're not just producing nutritious meals, we're an important part of the home life for residents (and their families).
They deserve our best and at Medirest (part of Compass Group New Zealand), we're committed to making sure we give them nothing less.
We are looking for an experienced Chef Manager to run our Senior Living site (CHT Lansdowne) in Manukau, Auckland. Hours of work are full-time, Monday to Friday (specific hours of work to be discussed at interviews).
In this position you will be responsible for :
The Food : Ensuring the quality of every dish we serve! Order supplies, hands-on cooking, menu development, allergen and nutrition management.
Maintaining dietary requirements for around for residents.
The Business : Making sure the site runs within budget (or better than budget!), entering payroll, processing invoices, stock take and month end processes.
This role requires a person who is computer literate, operating Compass Group systems - familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
The People : Managing, developing and training your team to grow capability and a positive team environment as well as managing staff rosters.
The Safety : Making sure our people get home safely and our residents are safe every day by ensuring the site is compliant with health and safety and food safety practices.
If you're our perfect candidate you will have some experience in aged care cooking, taking pride in cooking and personal presentation.
Be hard working, with a friendly outgoing personality and a 'can do' attitude. You will have management and good communication skills.
You will have at least 5 years' experience working as a Chef in a commercial kitchen, have management experience and be computer savvy.
At Compass Group, we provide our staff with the support to make a positive impact together with ongoing opportunities for development, including the support of a team which will continually inspire you to achieve the best!