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Food Services Assistant

Job posted: 29/11/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time, Casual

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 21192

Reference: 21192

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Set in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Mercy Place Montrose is brimming with friendly faces, gorgeous natural surroundings and as much support as you need to live life your way.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

You will join a friendly and supportive team with Mercy Place Montrose. Opportunities exist for you to undertake further Education and Training in these areas to enhance your skills development.

  • Casual and part time positions available
  • Located at Mercy Place Montrose
  • Reporting to the Catering and Housekeeping Manager you will provide assistance with delivery, preparation and heating of meals according to individual residents' dietary requirements
  • Ensure dining areas and kitchen are kept tidy and in a safe state at all times
  • Pay rates will range from $25.2947 - $25.7658, depending on experience

 ABOUT YOU:

  • Food Safety Handler certificate – Level 1
  • Experience in catering and housekeeping in Aged Care is highly desirable
  • Ability to operate in a team environment and prioritise during peak periods
  • A passion for great food service whilst being customer and safety focused
  • An understanding that producing nutritious meals is an important part of home life for residents (and their families)

ABOUT US:

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check, NDIS Worker Screen Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

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Food Services Assistant

Job type:

Full time, Part time, Casual

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Susan Cochrane

Food Services Assistant