Position Details
Reference Number 47026
Position Title Food Services Assistant - CASUAL
Employment Type Casual
Location Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital, Williamstown Hospital
Position Summary

We are seeking enthusiastic Food Services Assistants to join our Food Services Team at Western Health Successful applicants will need to be able to demonstrate their ability to work within the team and independently, have excellent communication skills and have proven reliability/flexibility working within the health workforce. We are seeking staff that are focused on providing the best possible care for our patients and dedicated to ensuring a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene is maintained within the areas of responsibility.

Morning and afternoon shifts are available including weekends.

To be Successful in this Role you need to:

  • Have demonstrated experience in frontline Patient Care / Customer Service.
  • High standards and knowledge of food safety and food hygiene matters.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have experience in plating of food, heating and delivery of meals to patients.
  • Be able to work as part of a team in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Have a highly developed interpersonal skills, attention to detail and positive proactive attitude.
  • Have intermediate computer skills to navigate through the menu ordering software.
  • Be able to work independently and be self-driven.
  • Be able to work additional shifts as required.
  • Be able to work under pressure and readily adapt to change.  
  • Have previous experience working in a busy healthcare environment.
  • To undergo a Police Records / Working with Children Check.
  • Food Handlers certificate is essential

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Varun Dhingra
Contact Number 0433 008 644
Alternate Contact Person Lance Dsouza
Alternate Contact Number 0466 362 013
Closing Date 19/02/2024
Position Description FSA Job Description_2022.docx.pdf
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