Food Services Assistant/Cook

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Job Description:
  • Permanent full time (morning shift) opportunity with a monthly ADO
  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging
  • Kew location
About the Role
We are currently seeking a Food Services Assistant/Cook Employed Alone Cook to join the team on a full time basis – AM shift.
Under the direction of the Support Services Coordinator, the Food Services Assistant/Cook is responsible for plating, cleaning and providing meal services to all patients. You will prepare and produce simple meals, modify patient meals and fluids as per menu requirements for day, reheat all patient meals and serve in conjunction with the Coordinator on duty. You will also be responsible for the working area in accordance with the food safety plan and all production schedules and demands.
  • Prepare short order meals as required
  • Ensure core temperature has reached above 75 degrees
  • Monitor waste management
  • Maintain work area in accordance with Food Safety standards, including thorough kitchen cleaning and sanitizing
  • Inform coordinators of required food stock levels
The classification for this position will be Cook (Employed Alone) IN16 ($55,983 per annum)
Your Contribution
  • Food Safety Certificate HLTFSE001
  • Previous experience in a commercial kitchen
  • Previous experience in an Aged Care environment (desirable)
  • Current National Criminal History Check, or willing to obtain
What We Offer
  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport – Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Health Centre
  • Close to Public Transport and car parks
  • Discounts and Promotions available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement
About the Team at St George’s
St George’s Health Service, located in Kew, provides a comprehensive aged care service, including inpatient care, evaluation and management, residential aged care, rehabilitation, acute psychiatry, as well as a broad range of community-based assessment and treatment services. Support Services provides all Environmental & Food Services to the hospital.
Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.
  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.
Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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Closing Date:

21 December 2022 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:

At St Vincent’s we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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