Executive Chef

Job No: Aegis2179
Location: Burswood

About Aegis

Providing quality care and hospitality services for over 30 years, the Aegis Aged Care Group is passionate about using innovation and imagination to continually improve the care, quality of life, and home environment of the people who live with us.


About the role

This position is responsible for providing support and assistance to Chef Managers and Assistant Cooks for the efficient and effective management of catering services to facilities within their allocated group of facilities by providing technical knowledge, skill and leadership to deliver high quality catering services to all residents, ensuring a quality lifestyle in accordance with Aged Care Standards and Aegis policies and procedures.   The position is involved in leading catering teams to produce a standard of food which excels our customers’ expectations and to achieve a high quality satisfaction at all times. The Executive Chef is required to actively support Aegis' Vision, Mission and Values.

Based in Burswood but with regular onsite work in our facilities, key responsibilities will be: 

  • Support Chef Managers with the delivery of quality food services that enhance Aegis’ reputation as the leading provider of quality aged care services
  • Ensure high levels of customer service principles are integrated into all aspects of kitchen operations
  • Support facility kitchens with operating in line with the Aged Care quality standards and Aegis policies and procedures
  • Support, coach, monitor and mentor Chef Managers and Assistant Cooks to ensure high quality food services in accordance with resident choice
  • Contribute to menu development  to ensure the menu is nutritionally balanced and offers variety across all textures
  • Conduct internal audits and ensure compliance with the Aegis Food Safety Program


Skills and abilities

To be successful in this position you will have: 

  • Chef and HACCP qualifications
  • Superior communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Ability to identify and manage food safety practices to maintain a safe level of food consumed, stored and handled.
  • Flexibility to lead/coach Chef Managers to enable them to respond to resident choice and changing resident needs
  • Experience with management and implementation of standard purchasing systems and stock control
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to prioritise and manage responsibilities whilst assisting others in doing the same
  • Ability to coach, direct and foster teamwork and effectively work as a team member, whilst providing leadership to ensure the highest quality food service and customer experience are achieved
  • Ability to identify and manage conflict situations effectively
  • Good computer skills and knowledge in Outlook, Word, Excel and electronic food services system
  • Actively maintain and develop own professional skills and high level catering expertise
  • Working rights to work in Australia
  • Current National Police Clearance



An attractive salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant based on their skills and experience and will include a fully maintained company vehicle. 

Our Central Office is conveniently located in Burswood and provides high quality amenities including undercover parking, employee benefits program and family friendly hours. 

You will be joining a growing organisation that has maintained its family feel as well as a motivated and dynamic management team who are passionate about what we do.


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