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About the role:

We are looking for experienced and motivated Food Services Assistants to join our Hotel Services team to provide our residents with memorable dining experiences to enhance their daily lives. Organised and keen to provide a high level of service, you appreciate and respond to resident needs by listening and communicating well, escalating any concerns as needed, whilst ensuring resident privacy and dignity is always maintained.

The role involves:

  • Preparation, presentation and delivery of food and beverages in accordance with the Food Safety Program
  • Washing dishes and cleaning according to the Food Safety Program
  • Adhering to and assisting with general Food Safety compliance activities
  • Contributing to menu planning to meet resident's individual needs and preferences.

About you:

You are passionate about what you do and want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, to support them to live life to their full potential.

This is the place for you if you have:

  • Completion of a Basic Food Handlers Certificate 
  • An understanding of resident’s rights, OH&S and the Food Safety Act
  • Experience in Food Services in Aged Care / Health
  • Are known for your caring and compassionate nature 
  • Initiative and ability to work effectively without supervision
  • Thrive in a team and also appreciate the one to one interactions
  • Committed to being part of a workplace culture based on the BEST way of life (Believe, Excel, Support and Trust)
  • Are willing to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church

You will need:

  • A current Working With Children’s Check (VIC) /Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (TAS)
  • Full Australian working rights 
  • A current Police Records Check or be willing to undertake this process 
  • A current flu vaccination and be prepared to meet this annual requirement 

What we will do for you:

At Uniting AgeWell we promote and support our people to be their BEST and give their BEST so they can help our communities to live well with choice and peace of mind.  This is underpinned by our Values and Customer Promise and Charter.

  • Be a part of a values based organisation
  • Work in your local community and make a difference to the lives of our residents
  • Career pathways. education and training opportunities 
  • Benefits, including salary packaging 
  • A mandatory annual flu vaccination is provided 

Our story:

At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,900 staff and 600 volunteers are committed to high quality services and care.

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete your online application.

We look forward to hearing from you!



Selection Criteria
  • Essential : Are you willing to meet the requirement for a mandatory annual flu vaccination?
  • Essential : Please outline your experience in the aged care / health setting as a Food Services Assistant
  • Essential : Do you have a current Food Handling Certificate?
Position Description
Food Services Assistant PD 07.2020.pdf
Application Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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