Food Services Assistant [FO532]

Food Services Assistant [FO532]

22 Nov
Southern Cross Care (Sa, Nt & Vic

22 Nov

Southern Cross Care (Sa, Nt & Vic


- Dynamic not-for-profit organisation

- Part time position

- Salary Packaging options available

About us

For more than 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community. We're guided by our compassionate, capable, collaborative and creative values, and we want people who share these values to join our team.

We are looking for dedicated Food Services Assistant to join our Residential Care team at Mt Carmel located in Rosewater.

About the role

To work as part of a cohesive team by undertaking general catering duties for the provision of high quality catering services.

Work in a safe and inclusive manner that reflect Southern Cross Carer's Better for Life model to provide person centred care and support.

You will be required in assisting in the preparation, cooking, distribution and serving of all types of meals principally for residents but also for visitors, staff and for functions.

Within the guidelines provided by nursing staff, support each resident’s independence and self determination to make their own choices, including taking some risk, to enable them to live as well as they can.

For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to our website or the attached position description.

About you

Previous experience in a food handling role is essential.

Adequate communication skills with a level of English literacy to speak in a manner that older people can understand and to be able to read written instructions.

Time management to manage own workload, without direct supervision, to complete tasks within the allocated time.

Basic understanding of the requirements to support residents living with dementia including those who display challenging behaviours and also basic knowledge of the requirements of the Aged Care Standards will be highly regarded.

About this opportunity

This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation and help create a better future for you and your community.

You will enjoy flexible shifts and working arrangements, exceptional learning and development opportunities, and salary packaging benefits that will help you to maximise your take-home pay. You will also be working with a friendly and inclusive team that genuinely cares about you.

With our organisation growing to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community, there’s never been a better time to join the Southern Cross Care team.

Please Note: Applications are subject to medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing, and successful applicants require the following:

- A current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of Aged Care

- A Flu Vaccination Statement

- A COVID-19 vaccination statement

For questions or enquiries about this role please contact:

Christine Bruhn on 0408 289 448

Applications close on the 25th November 2021 at 16h00

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:

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