Chef Manager- Eastwood (Bairnsdale), Bupa, Victoria, Australia

Chef Manager- Eastwood (Bairnsdale), Bupa, Victoria, Australia

Posted on: Apr.19.2022

About the Home

Our delightful modern Eastwood care home is set in a rural environment surrounded by the picturesque rolling hills of Bairnsdale near to Lakes Entrance in eastern Victoria. It is close to schools, walking tracks, parks, beaches, mountains, and rivers. It consists of 91 beds, with dementia and high care units. Our primary goal is placing our focus on the health, lifestyle and well-being of our residents

Benefits of Bupa

• Supportive, collaborative, and caring team culture
• Continual learning and development opportunities
• Flexible working shifts and arrangements
• Relocation and accommodation assistance available
• Internal transfers across our care homes

About the Role

As a Chef Manager at one of our care homes you will provide lead the provision of well presented, nutritious meals that meet Resident dining needs in a home like environment. You will ensure excellence at all times, whilst adhering to all related quality standards and regulations.
This is a permanent opportunity paying between $32.50 - $36.50 per hour + super, subject to years of experience.


• Ensure the efficient and high-quality functioning of the kitchen and catering service
• Review all feedback from residents and act accordingly to resolve any issues
• Manage safe and correct processes in food purchasing, storage, handling, and preparation
• Oversee the washing, preparation, and cooking of all foods, including vegetables, soups, sauces gravies, main dishes, desserts, sandwiches, salads, bread, and rolls
• Ensure that all meals are prepared fresh daily utilising seasonal produce
• Implement infection control principles and practices as per infection control policies

Complete charts/ forms promptly and correctly as per duty list and Quality & Assurance Processes
• Identify training needs and requirements of Catering Staff - this includes changes to processes or resident requirements, introduction to new equipment safety or environmental regulations
• Work as an effective team leader by maintaining a positive attitude, respect, and communication with all members of the Catering team

Skills and Experience

• Certificate in Commercial Cookery or equivalent is essential
• Previous experience in a similar role
• Budget Management
• Understanding of Food Audits
• Hotel/Restaurant experience desirable but not essential
• Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
• Demonstrated ability to effectively liaise with stakeholders
• Effective time management and organisational skills


We all share the same purpose at Bupa Aged Care. Helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We take pride in delivering high-quality care with a personal touch. Bupa champions a unique agile culture, one that adapts to your needs as a member of our team. Our focus is not limited to our residents but also your wellbeing and career growth. We aim to support you with tools you need to achieve a fulfilling career.

Click How to Apply to be taken to our online application process. As part of your application you will be asked to complete pre-employment checks.
Bupa Villages and Aged Care is a NDIS approved provider. As part of the NDIS scheme, employees working within a NDIS facility, in a risk assessed role, must have a completed NDIS check. This is part of compliance and needs to be completed prior to commencement - successful applicants will have this cost reimbursed upon commencement.


All aged care workers must be vaccinated against seasonal influenza and will be required to have both COVID vaccinations by 25 October 2021. Evidence of these vaccinations will be required to be provided prior to commencement.
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Our people reflect the diversity of our community. At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity and own story is respected and valued.
Time Type:
Full time

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