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Chef Manager | Mid North Coast

  • Conduct a strategic review of catering services
  • A location with options to live on the coast, in town or in a rural setting
  • Supportive work environment

Manage the Catering function of a reputable, independent aged care organisation.

Company Description

Our client is a long-standing, reputable NFP organisation providing aged care services on the NSW North Coast. Their campus includes a large residential facility, a large village with supported units and some community services and café / restaurant facilities.

The Role

This 12 month contract role will manage the catering function while undertaking a review designed to optimise food quality and catering function efficiency.

In this role you will:

  • Lead a team of catering staff and build a positive culture of engagement and excellence.
  • Oversee the efficient daily operations of the kitchen and the catering team including rostering, budgets, stock management and reporting.
  • Undertake a review of the catering function to identify the optimal strategy for delivering high quality, cost-effective food to residents.
  • Develop quality, seasonal menu plans that incorporate advice and recommendations from the clinical team, residents, dieticians and allied health staff.
  • Manage the catering budget.
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements and lead continuous quality improvement in the Catering Function.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a bulk catering function
  • Team leadership experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of kitchen operations
  • Qualified Food Safety Supervisor
  • Minimum Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, or equivalent
  • Strong organisation skills.


  • A remuneration packaging inclusive of NFP salary packaging.
  • Free onsite accommodation.
  • The possibility of contract extension into a permanent role.
  • The great work-life balance that comes from a coastal / regional location.


 Call Julie Moore on 0408 236 166 or (02) 9440 4337 for a confidential discussion.

To apply, email your application today to

Appointment is conditional upon the right to work in Australia and satisfactory background checks.

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