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SanCafe Team Leader

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Management, Catering / Food Services

Taking care of people is our reason for being  
At Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH), fondly known as the San, taking care of people is our reason for being. It’s what drives us to deliver exceptional outcomes for our patients and it’s a shared sense of purpose that extends to everyone who works here too. When you work for the San, you’ll feel valued and supported by our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation.  

Some of the exceptional employee benefits we offer are   

  • Let us help you with your cost-of-living pressures - as a not-for-profit organisation, our team members have access to numerous salary packaging benefits that provide tax savings, to increase your take home pay. These include: $9,010 (NFP salary packaging), $2,650 (NFP meal, entertainment & venue benefit card), novated car leasing and retail discounts across numerous outlets.
  • Various amenities on site including, numerous cafés, gift shop, florist & hairdresser
  • Discounted gym membership for you and your family, using Fitness Passport along with access to our ELIA Wellness Program        
  • We have many other benefits as well, to see a complete list of all our other Employee benefits and discounts, visit Working with Us - Why you'll love it  

What you’ll be doing in this role
We are looking for a friendly, collaborative and hands-on full time Team Leader to join the team  at the Sydney Adventist Hospital in the Food Services department. Some of the functions of our Team Leaders include, but not limited to; supervision and support of all kitchen staff members, assisting in basic rostering, key role orientation and training new staff, assistance with special event catering, food preparation, food presentation, meal plating, meal delivery to wards / patients and clearing meals.

Your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Work closely with Management, Dietitians, Chefs, Cooks and Kitchen Assistants within the kitchen to provide quality and appetising meals to patients, community and hospital staff (through SanCafe) and Doctors
  • Contribute to a dynamic team through a positive outlook, high energy and motivation and foster a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to various stakeholders within the San along with vendors and suppliers  
  • Actively contributing to a culture of comradery and teamwork along to a culture of continuous quality improvement

Who we are looking for

  • Knowledge, skills and previous experience in supervising staff in the hospitality industry  
  • Be a positive influencer, self-motivated to providing outstanding leadership & customer service skills by leading by example and training and developing employees 
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience considerately & professionally communicating with both internal and external patients and customer groups
  • Exceptional attention to detail with knowledge of food safety and HACCP guidelines and healthcare requirements with excellent awareness of food safety, hygiene, WHS & manual handing standards
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise workload to meet sometimes tight time schedules when required
  • Previous experience in a commercial kitchen, café, restaurant or other hospitality environment

If you genuinely want to make a positive difference by leading and motivating our food services department, we would love to have you join our team.

About Adventist Healthcare

We are NSW’s largest and most comprehensive private hospital (700+ beds) with a dedicated team of 2400 team members, over 1000 medical officers and 300 volunteers. As a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organisation advancing healthcare since 1903, we have a proud history of delivering outstanding care and we are at the forefront of our field with best in-class technology and game-changing research.

What to expect
Please know that employment with Adventist Healthcare requires:

  • A National Police Check
  • Two professional working reference checks
  • At least 2 COVID-19 vaccinations with 3 doses preferred
  • Other pre-employment screenings as required

How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply’ button, applications will be reviewed and progressed as they are received.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a range of pre-employment checks which could include a police check, references, vaccination evidence.

If you’d like to chat with one of our team members about this role, then please contact Chantal Roper,  Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on

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