Kitchen Team Leader

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Job no: 808690
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide CBD
Categories: Catering and Hospitality
  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network, Allied Health – Food Service Team – Kitchen Team Leader – North Adelaide
  • Salary Classification – WHA6 – HEALTH ANCILLARY EMPLOYEE L6 – $1,140.00 to $1,154.00 per week
  • Employment Full time – Term Contract (temporary up to 12 months)


The Kitchen Team Leader is responsible for a high standard of work, providing a timely efficient and effective general food service and undertaking duties in a range of activity areas.

The Kitchen Team Leader is responsible for the coordination and daily operation of the kitchen and /or receiving area through supervision of kitchen hands. The Kitchen Team Leader works as part of the Food Services management team, leading the kitchen hands in effective team work by promoting a positive work place culture to maximise efficiency, safety and quality of service. The Kitchen Team Leader works with the Quality and Training Officer to provide training for kitchen hands and ensure compliance with the Department’s Food Safety Plan.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Lead by example demonstrating a positive “can do” attitude
  • Problem solve
  • Lead the kitchen hands in effective team work, promoting a positive respectful workplace culture to maximise efficiency and safety
  • Promote fairness and equity in decision making
  • Provide constructive feedback to improve staff development
  • Lead training initiatives
  • Support effective communication
  • Maintain good working relationships

If you have relevant training with a recognised training provider (e.g food safety training, frontline management training) and you have:

  • Relevant experience in a large scale food service environment.
  • Experience in leading a team and providing on-the-job training.
  • Experience in managing Food Safety records and documentation relevant to the role.
  • Experience with computer systems and records management

You are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Women’s and Children’s Hospital provides state of the art health care for women and children in Adelaide and South Australia.

We are the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions and SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. It also provides important community-based services.

Each year, more than 30,000 people are admitted and about 5000 babies are born at the hospital. In addition more than 250,000 people come to the hospital as outpatients.

The hospital has 295 beds. The hospital’s paediatric and adolescent wards cater for all paediatric specialties. Women’s wards provide antenatal, gynaecology, neonatal and postnatal care.

Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances)

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 808690


Karen Lake

Administrative Officer

Phone: (08) 81616833


Application Closing Date

THURSDAY, 6 /10/ 2022 – 11.55PM


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Advertised: 22 Sep 2022 Cen. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 06 Oct 2022 Cen. Australia Daylight Time

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