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Unit Managers Required at Hotel and Catering Personnel

  • Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Permanent
  • R10 000.00 - R14 000.00 Per Month


Unit Manager required for upmarked healthcare sector


We currently have Unit Manager (X2) vacancies available within Cape Town and Northern Suburbs.

Role purpose and Scope


Manages and assumes responsibility and accountability for resident care on assigned unit. Manages the unit in accordance with policy and procedure and relevant regulations to promote high quality care and service.

Work Conditions


  • Work long hours, including public holidays and weekends;
  • Considerable pressure due to supervisory duties, workload, deadlines, time and budgetary constraints and impact of decisions made.


Main Activities / Responsibilities but not limited to


  • Cooking and preparation of meals;
  • Discuss catering arrangements;
  • Plan menu and communicate with staff;
  • Daily costing sheets to be completed;
  • Supervise the purchase, storage and issuing of stock;
  • Supervise provision of all crockery, cutlery, detergents, kitchenware, etc;
  • Adequate stock control and security;
  • Record keeping of payments, expenses, temperature logs, safety & hygiene documentation;
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise activities of staff in dining room, kitchen and other areas;
  • Manage staff, training and time schedules;
  • Make sure that the dining room, kitchen, storage facilities and other work areas are kept clean;
  • Attend to complaints concerning food and service


If you think that you are the suitable candidate for this position, please email a copy of your updated CV, including a photo of yourself to:


Personal Attributes


  • High level of personal cleanliness;
  • Sober habits;
  • Able to manage time and work under pressure;
  • Able to remain calm and in control in difficult situations;
  • Proactive;
  • Good communication and organizational skills;
  • Team leader;
  • A high degree of personal motivation with the ability to influence and motivate others;
  • Positive attitude to change and innovation;
  • Flexible attitude;
  • Own transport essential


Competencies / Experience / Skills / Qualifications


  • Good knowledge of food safety& hygiene practices;
  • Good knowledge of Stock and Cost Control;
  • Good knowledge of menu planning and dietetic requirements;
  • Good knowledge of roles and responsibilities within the unit;
  • Previous experience in all departments in a catering environment or equivalent;
  • Matric certificate or equivalent in experience - focus on intermediate literacy and numerical abilities;
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts, Food& Beverage management or similar qualification;
  • Unit Manager experience within a private hospital is essential.
Job added on 15 May 2019. Apply before Sun, 14 Jul 2019, 23:59 to qualify.

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