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Position Details
Reference Number 20409
Position Title Trade Cook
Employment Status Casual
Location St Vincents Hospital - Fitzroy
Department Food Services
Hours per Week 0
Position Summary
  • Fitzroy location
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Work for one of Australia’s leading hospital groups
About St Vincent’s Hospital
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 5,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
About the Department
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne’s kitchen is a large commercial kitchen producing approximately 2,000 meals per day. Meals are produced using a cook chill system with blast chilling and tumble chilling technology. Meals are plated on a cold plating line for the Fitzroy campus and plated in bulk for offsite locations.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity currently exists for a committed and responsible Trade Cook to join the Food Services team on a casual basis. The Trade Cook under the guidance of the Sous and Executive Chef is responsible to ensure all preparation and production is completed as per the production reports and standard recipes. The Trade Cook is responsible for completing correct production quantities to the required quality while maintaining food safety and OH&S compliance.
  • Delivers the highest standard of patient food services
  • Liaise with kitchen hand supervisor regarding issues to the cleanliness of the kitchen and equipment
  • Observe and follow correct food handling policies and procedures as documented in the Food Safety Program
  • Ensures correct hand washing techniques are used as per Food Safety Training program
  • Ensure food is stocked, prepared cooked, stored and labelled as per work schedule and as per documented time frame
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • Food Handling Certificate (HLTFS207B)
  • Trade Cook qualifications equivalent
  • Experience in Healthcare Industry (desirable)
  • Cook-chill production (desirable)
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate team outcomes in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Staff Car Park
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
For further information please contact Jose Quezada, Executive Chef on 9231 4279.
Contact Person Stephen Tippett
Contact Number 92314276
Alternate Contact Person Jose Quezada
Alternate Contact Number 92314279
Closing Date 20/07/2017
Position Description
Trade Cook - February 2017.pdf