Position Details
Reference Number 15934
Position Title Executive Chef
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

The Wesley are currently calling for applications for the role of Executive Chef, leading our kitchen brigade and overseeing the food production for our 500+ bed facility.


The Wesley Hospital is one of Australia’s iconic and largest private not-for-profit hospitals. From the heart of Brisbane more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2, 000 staff deliver personalised care through life’s journey for generations of Queenslanders.



People caring for people.


With over 150 employees, the Food Services Department is one of the largest and most diverse departments within the Wesley Hospital. Reporting to the Operations Manager of Food Services you will be supported by two Sous Chefs, ensuring the delivery of exceptional meals to our patients.


The kitchen brigade consists of 18 qualified chefs producing up to 500 meals per service in a cook fresh facility.  The standard operating hours of the kitchen are from 4:30am – 6:30pm, 7 days week, 365 days year.  The kitchen also caters for numerous functions and events throughout the year from 3-course plated dinners to buffet style services up to 1000 pax. 


You will present with previous management experience within a large volume health care environment or equivalent. You will present with strong leadership skills, particularly with respect to people, safety and quality. With a highly effective communication style, you’ll have a passion for training, educating and motivating others and present with:

  • Minimum Vocational Trade Qualification – Chef (essential).
  • Minimum five years experience in Executive/Head Chef role.
  • Experience with high volume meal production
  • Exceptional time management skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial management.


We’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.


We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.


A competitive salary commensurate with your experience will apply.



Lets Talk:


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


Applications Close Sunday, 3rd of February 2019.


Through our values UnitingCare 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. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.  

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.
Essential: Do you have a minimum of five (5) years experience in an Executive or Senior chef role?
Not Essential: Do you experience is a large volume health care facility?
Contact Person Mahadevan Jegatheesan
Contact Number 32327969
Contact Email Mahadevan.Jegatheesan@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 03/02/2019
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