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Goodwin Aged Care Services Limited

  • Full-time schedule
  • Great team & fabulous customers!
  • Ainslie, ACT
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Days off on your birthday

This exciting opportunity offers a full-time schedule, with the Café bustling seven days a week from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, plus the occasional catering for special events. Join us in shaping unforgettable dining moments!

Welcome to Goodwin Aged Care, ACT's largest locally based not-for-profit aged care provider, owned by members (mostly residents). With a reputation for high-quality aged care services, we know our success is thanks to the hard work and dedication of our compassionate team. And this is where you come in!

About you

Whatever your title, Chef or Cook, food is your passion. Your standards are high and your attention to detail is spot on - it's these things that have carried you through your career so far. You're also a hard worker, but we don't need to say that - it comes with the territory!

About the role

As the Head Chef, you'll lead our dynamic team in the Café Kitchen, crafting A la carte culinary experiences for our retirement living residents and their guests, that exceed expectations for taste & presentation.Your creative flair will shine as you curate delectable offerings for our Café patrons and elevate special events hosted by our Lifestyle Club.

When you join us, here's what's on the menu:

  • Keeping your food's presentation and preparation up to our high standards
  • Follow Goodwin's HACCP processes to identify and control food safety hazards in the handling of food in the kitchen and food service operations
  • Ensure all menus are regularly updated, paying special attention to the nutritional needs of older people

What will you need?

A Certification III in Catering or Commerical Cookery, and Food Safety Supervision, along with your experience working with aged care facilities will serve you well in this role, And if you have knowledge of the Aged Care Act 1997 and have experience in work health and safety, then we would like to hear from you!

Why Goodwin?

We're so passionate about getting the best hands-on board that we'll make it as easy for you as possible.

For a confidential chat about the role, please contact James Martin, Village Manager on 02 6175 5066 or email

Applications close: 08 Jun 2024

Reference: 6590447
Location: Ainslie, ACT
Listed: 07 May 2024

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