Food Services Officer – Meadowbank Grove Care Community (New Home, West Ryde)

  • Company:
    Opal
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Food Industry

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  C ompassion,  A ccountability,  R espect and  E xcellence reflect that  CARE  is at the heart of everything we do.

Opal Aged Care is one of Australia’s largest aged care providers, with 77 homes across four states and employs a team of over 8,000 nationally. Opal has one of the strongest growth trajectories in the industry with over ten new aged care homes scheduled to open in the next two years.

About Meadowbank Grove Care Community (114 bed care home):

Our brand new home Meadowbank Grove, in West Ryde, Sydney has opened with 114 beds. It is conveniently located in a quiet residential area of West Ryde, close to Meadowbank Station, Ferry Wharf, Top Ryde Shopping Centre, cafes, and restaurants and overlooking the beautiful Meadowbank Park and Parramatta River. 

About the role:

As this is a newly built home with the need for new team members, there will be a variety of Full Time, Part Time and Casual Food Services Officer shifts available.

Our Food Services Officers will be working in our kitchen department and assisting the Head Chef, Demi Chef and Sous Chef with preparing and delivering nutritional meals to our residents. 

The successful candidates will possess:

  • Previous experience in a commercial or busy kitchen role
  • A Certificate II in Hospitality or 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
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • What Opal can provide you?

  • Industry leading hourly rates 
  • A brand new state-of-the-art home with the highest quality equipment and systems
  • Family friendly rosters with stability of shifts to encourage work/life balance
  • 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. You may also be required to attend a drug screen and complete psychometric testing.

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