Position Details
Reference Number 15843
Position Title Operations Manager, Food Services - The Wesley Hospital
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

The Wesley Hospital is one of Queensland’s largest private, tertiary hospitals and proudly services over 80,000 patients from Australia and overseas annually. 


Established in 1977, The Wesley has grown to be a ‘magnet hospital’ attracting and retaining highly qualified and caring staff. With 538 beds, the hospital employs over 2300 full-time, part-time and casual staff, providing values based holistic care to patients and their families.


Due to recent career development, The Wesley are pleased to be seeking a new Operations Manager to lead our Food Services Division.


Reporting to the Manager of Hospitality Services, you will manage all aspects of the Food Services Operation of the main production kitchen and patient services as delivered by our Chefs, Stewards and Customer Service Attendants.


Further, you will act as a key support person to the Manager of Hospitality Services in ensuring the exceptional standard of service and customer care associated with The Wesley is continuously improved upon.


You’ll be accountable for:

  • Overseeing the preparation and services of meals to patients
  • Maintaining strong relationships with internal and external partners to ensure highest quality of product is procured.
  • Managing departmental budgets, including staffing, purchasing and waste
  • Recruitment and Rostering of staff within food services department
  • Maintaining optimum food and hygiene standards in line with National Safety and Quality standards, including compliance of food safety program

About You:


With a solid background managing teams in a high production volume health care environment (or equivalent) you are a proven leader with strong qualities – particularly with respect to people, safety and quality.


You will have an effective communication style, with the ability to influence and engage individuals at all levels within a complex environment. You will demonstrate an ability to train, educate and motivate your team through challenges, driving a sense of accomplishment when celebrating success.


You will be confident in best-practice recruitment, rostering and budgeting with previously applied financial management skills and be comfortable navigating various systems and MS Office applications as required.


In Return:


You'll join a values-led organisation that is committed to developing its people to their full potential. We offer career paths in both clinical and leadership streams and access to numerous professional development opportunities. We emphasise the importance of a work-life balance through flexible work arrangements and promote a diverse and inclusive culture. 


A competitive salary commensurate with experience will apply. As a not-for-profit organisation, UnitingCare is proud to offer its employees access to unique salary packaging opportunity, designed to increase your take-home pay. Discounted parking is also available on site.


Apply Now:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process


We look forward to receiving your application by Friday, 5th of October 2018.


Through our values UCQ are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: What is your current notice period?
Not Essential: Do you have any upcoming leave in the next 6 months?
Essential: Please confirm your salary expectations as a base amount, not inclusive of superannuation.
Contact Person Luke Hoskin
Contact Number 0732327284
Contact Email luke.hoskin@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 05/10/2018
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