Position Details

Reference Number 179822
Position Title Food Services Attendant
Employment Status Casual
Program Finance
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $25.00 to $30.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary
  • Provide a high quality service within a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Build your skills and knowledge of Food Services
  • Casual positions available with the potential to move to permanent

About the facility

Barwon Health’s Food Service is a large department over 2 sites, University Hospital Geelong (UHG) and the Mackellar Centre. Our Food services provide over 3000 meals per day to residents, clients and patients seven days a week.

About the role

Barwon Health is looking to appoint Food Service assistants located at the Grace McKellar Centre central processing unit. It is here that all the meals are prepared to be distributed throughout the hospital, to patients and cafeteria’s.

It is essential that the successful applicants can work in a hospitality health care environment with plating and serving meals, prepare hot and cold food items, beverages and always has the consumer at the forefront with all service provided. You should possess or be willing to obtain a Food Handlers Certificate. Previous experience in providing exceptional customer service, well- developed interpersonal and communication skills with an alibility to work in a multi discipline team is essential.

About the culture

We are a fun, passionate, supportive, energetic, driven team who works cohesively together. No day is the same; we are a team that embraces change and are always looking for innovative ideas to improve our team and the organisation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wadawurrung name for the region; Djillong, (Geelong) is means “Tongue of Land”.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

We are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. We also strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au) We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments to submit your application for this role, please contact talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au  noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Food Safety Certificate or willingness to obtain
Desirable: Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to function effectively in a multi-disciplinary team
Desirable: An interest in the preparation and service of an array of food
Essential: I agree, to commence employment, I am required to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full Covid-19 and Influenza vaccination) set out in the Staff Immunisation Policy. I acknowledge that meeting this requirement is mandatory and a condition of employment subsequently offered.
Essential: Has the right to work in Australia
Contact Person Jackie Matthews 
Contact Person Job Title Talent Acquisition Officer 
Contact Number (03) 4215 0812 
Closing Date 18/07/2023
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.