About the role
We currently have a fulltime opportunity available for an experienced Chef from a high-volume food production background to join our core catering team based at the Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre (CIIDC) based in Christmas Island, Western Australia. In this role you will be reporting to the Catering Manager and will assist in facilitating the preparation of the daily menu and running of the kitchen area. You will need availability to cover shifts during the hours of 6am - 7:51pm. This role is physically demanding, and you will be required to constantly lift, push and pull stock during your shift. You are provided single room accommodation in a 2bed shared unit, transport to & from site and an island lifestyle.
In this position you will be responsible for leading the food preparation and service for many people in detention. You will assist with training and development of personnel within the catering department, the presentation and display of food, including portion sizes. You will maintain food hygiene and safety practices in line with HACCP procedures. You will have the ability to step up and lead the team as required. Sound knowledge in cultural dietary requirements is an advantage and good computer skills are necessary to fulfil this role successfully. You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do.
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This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment as an essential selection component for this role.
Serco requires employees in this role to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people. Please consider this requirement when submitting your application.
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At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, but everyone also has an important role to play from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 60,000+ globally and 16,000+ in Asia Pacific responsible for delivering essential public services in areas including defence, justice, immigration, healthcare, facilities management and citizen services.
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