Food Services Manager

Job posted: 12/02/2020
Applications close: 26/02/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41039

Reference: 41039

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Facilities Management, Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Exciting opportunity for an experienced Food Services Leader

  • 12 month Maternity Leave Cover

  • Berwick Location

  • Be a part of the opening of new Casey Expansion 

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.

We improve the health of our community through:

  • Prevention and early intervention

  • Community-based treatment and rehabilitation

  • Highly specialised surgical and medical diagnosis, treatment and monitoring services

  • Hospital and community-based mental health services

  • Comprehensive sub-acute, aged care and palliative care programs

  • Research, education and teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals

  • Regional and state-wide specialist services

More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

Each year:

  • We provide more than 3.9 million episodes of care to our community.

  • Close to 260,000 people are admitted to our hospitals.

  • More than 226,000 receive care at our three emergency departments.

  • We respond to more than 58,000 ambulance arrivals.

  • We perform more than 55,000 surgical procedures.

  • We deliver more than 10,000 babies.

As an equal opportunity employer, Monash Health is committed to a fair and non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all employees. We are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Support Services

Support Services is responsible for the provision of non-clinical services that includes food services, patient support, porters, cleaning, linen, pest control, central production kitchen, waste management, car parking, hygiene services and some retail services.

Our Casey Food Services team provide services to a culturally diverse patient base in a busy acute health setting with over 230 inpatient beds, a major emergency department and mental health facility. Our Food Services team across all our facilities includes our Central Production Facility, three major acute hospitals and Residential Aged Care Services facilities. Together we strive to develop and improve the patient food service experience in the public health setting.

About the Role

The Casey Hospital Food Services Manager is an essential member of our leadership team responsible for leading our Food Services team in our pursuit to provide an exceptional patient and staff experience.

Currently operating as a 230 bed facility, this is an exciting opportunity to enrich your professional development with Casey Hospital expanding to a 390 bed facility, which includes a new Intensive Care Unit, six new theatres and four additional wards.

Working with team members at all levels, the Food Services Manager is accountable for Food Safety Program compliance, and responsible for budget & staff management and overall department performance.

The Food Services Manager reports into the Support Services Manager, Casey Hospital and is supported by a broader team of People Culture & Finance business partners, and Food Services Managers across multiples sites.

Key Targets:

  • Achieving and maintaining the highest standards in food safety

  • Providing support and leadership to diverse staff base

  • Driving service excellence with our patients and internal stakeholders

About You

You will have proven food services leadership & excellent communication skills, resilience and a demonstrated success in change management within the health sector (private or public). 

Additionally you will be able to showcase a history of successful team management and stakeholder service and will be able to demonstrate your consultative approach through successes in previous roles and projects.

What you need: 

  • Current Food Safety Supervision – For Community Services and Health Industries

  • Current Working with Children’s Check

  • Police Record Check – Vulnerable Sector

  • A minimum of three years’ experience as a Manager in a medium to large acute health setting or large Residential Aged Care Services organisation or equivalent public or private sector experience is required.

  • Detailed knowledge of quality systems, ideally HACCP

  • Positive attitude and motivational approach in facilitating change and adopting new concepts.

What we offer:

  • A career-defining challenge and opportunity with Victoria’s largest public health organisation

  • A true opportunity to grow and develop your professional skills & abilities

  • A support network of multi-disciplinary professionals

  • An opportunity to participate in and contribute to a broad range of projects

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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Sarah Wipfli - 87681665

Food Services Manager