Food Services Assistant

  • Company:
    Medical And Aged Care Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
    Food Industry
  • Residential Aged Care Home  
  • Friendly teams and great working environment
  • Education, training and career opportunities
  • Staff reward and recognition programs
  • Located in Narre Warren, Victoria  

 

Excellent opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced aged care staff who have a can-do attitude, to join our team

 

 

About us …

 

Medical & Aged Care Group (MAACG) is a family owned business. From humble beginnings in 1995, we’ve become one of Australia’s leading privately owned companies providing aged care services. We have grown our business with a special focus on building relationships—both with our residents and their families, as well as staff. The result is a collection of homes within Victoria filled with vibrant and connected communities.

 

We are devoted to creating a warm and friendly environment, staff and residents alike share a strong sense of family.

 

Casey Aged Care has 146 aged care residential beds and is located in Narre Warren, Victoria.  We pride ourselves on delivering the best care for our residents and firmly believe that happy staff equates to happy residents.

 

This is a fabulous opportunity to work in our residential home with excellent support from management and high staff morale.

 

 

About the Role …

 

Food Services Assistants are valued team members who report to the Cook/Chef and assist with preparation of food and hospitality services providing a high quality dining experience for our residents.

 

Food Services Assistants are responsible for providing a high standard of food safety in preparation and serving of meals and hospitality services in a residential aged care setting, including following directions from the Cook/Chef with kitchen cleaning, safe storage of foods, serving of meals to residents and assisting with preparation of specific dietary requirements for residents.

 

We have casual bank shifts available, across a variety of (rostered) Monday to Sunday – AM, PM shifts.

 

 

About you …

 

You are a highly organised, energetic and self-motivated individual – someone who can manage their time and be flexible to the need and priority.  You’ll have a high level of teamwork with colleagues and empathy and compassion too.

 

To be successful in this role you would need to possess the following: 

 

Essential skills and competencies:

  • Teamwork with colleagues
  • Friendly and positive personality
  • Effective communication skills
  • Experience in hospitality, preferred in aged care
  • A passion for working in aged care setting
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Computer and documentation skills
  • Understanding of Hygiene and Safety practices in aged care
  • Current police check

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

  • Work experience of 6 months or more in aged care or Hospitality
  • Certificate II or III in Hospitality
  • Trade Qualification as a Cook
  • An understanding of Aged Care Standards, continuous improvement, accreditation in Aged Care and ACFI requirements
  • An understanding of Food Safety and OH&S in aged care

 

If you have proven experience within a residential aged care setting or hospital environment providing care to the elderly, we offer a great team to work with and a supportive working environment … and we want to hear from you!

 

Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.