Food and Housekeeping Services Officer – Opal Shoalhaven

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At Opal Aged Care, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do.

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence reflect that CARE is at the heart of everything we do.

Opal is one of the largest residential care providers in Australia, with 77 homes in NSW, VIC, QLD, and WA. We have more than 8,500 dedicated team members caring for over 6,500 residents. 

About Opal Shoalhaven (60 Bed Care Home):

Located on the beautiful NSW South Coast in Bomaderry, at Opal Shoalhaven, our focus is always on providing a friendly and inviting atmosphere for all our residents and families.

About the role:

We are currently looking for an all-rounder team member and currently have a permanent part-time catering, cleaning and laundry opportunity at our Opal home located in Bomaderry, NSW.

Our Catering Assistants work across a kitchen department assisting our Chef, Cooks and Personal Carers.

Our Cleaning and Laundry assistants work as cleaners across the home or in the laundry. 

If you enjoy working in a busy and fast paced environment, while passionate about growing your career in aged care, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

The successful candidates will possess:

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Kitchen hand experience, preferably in aged care 
  • Previous experience in a commercial cleaning or a busy kitchen/ cleaning role
  • A certificate in food safety would be highly regarded
  • Empathy with the needs of the frail aged (dementia care included)
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • What you can expect from us:

  • Industry leading hourly rates 
  • Family friendly rosters 
  • A friendly, social, collaborative team
  • Career progression to move up & across into roles within a growing organisation – at Opal we are passionate about growing our team from within!
  • All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate via Opal’s police check system and undergo pre-employment medical.

    Please note: in accordance with government directions a current flu vaccination will also be required for you to work in our homes.