Food Services
210000T2 Requisition #

  • Full Time position
  • Supportive Management
  • Financial and Budgeting experience required

An exciting opportunity exists for a Catering Manager to oversee the Catering Department at Knox Private Hospital.  Enthusiastic individuals who can demonstrate proven experience in a management role, a commitment to patient care and customer service are invited to apply.

Reporting to the Support Services Manager, you will be required to provide leadership and direction to the Catering Department to compliment the strategic direction, operational processes, budget and business direction of the hospital. The Catering Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of the Department including Staff management, staffing using a computerised rostering system, Ordering, Food Safety, Quality and Function Management

Knox Private Hospital is the largest private hospital in the eastern and south eastern corridor of Melbourne. We operate 280 patient beds, 15 theatres, a 24-hour Emergency Department, an on-site medical team, a 20 bed Intensive Care/Coronary Care Unit and a Day Procedure Unit.  We offer a broad range of acute services, with over 25 specialty areas and are leaders in cardiac and general surgery, obstetrics, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, urology, plastics and vascular surgery.

At Knox Private Hospital our most valuable resources are our people.  Knox Private prides itself on its reputation and commitment to the provision of exceptional customer service.  We recognise that we are only as good as our staff, and this is why we seek to employ and retain highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated people.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in a management/leadership role within a kitchen of a Healthcare facility / Hotel
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Qualified Chef or Cook / Kitchen Manager
  • Highly developed computer skills
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills
  • Customer focused
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Attention to detail and food presentation skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Dietary conditions
  • Quality Improvement commitment
  • Ability to train and empower staff


Applications close: Monday 19th April 2021

For further enquiries: John Sweeney - Supply Services Manager, 03 9210 7916

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and your CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.



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