Food & Domestic Services Assistant - Blackwood Cottages

Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Hospitality and Tourism
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North East - Indigo
Reference: VG/18042017_05
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Food and Domestic Assistant Position Description_29 September 2016.pdf (PDF, 308KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Claire Kernaghan - NUM Blackwood Cottage
03 5728 0330

Position Details

North East Border Mental Health Service


Food and Domestic Assistant

Blackwood Cottage - Beechworth


Permanent Part-time position

56 hours per fortnight


Albury Wodonga Health – North East Border Mental Health Services requires a Food and Domestic Assistant to join our Rehabilitation and Recovery Team at Blackwood Cottages in Beechworth.

Primary responsibilities of this role include:

  • Maintaining a high standard of food services in accordance with Food Safety Legislation and Food Services Catering procedures.
  • Cleaning of client and non-clients areas effectively in accordance with infection control procedures and environmental services cleaning procedures.
  • Waste removal in accordance with waste management policy.
  • Maintaining client and staff confidentiality
  • Working as a team member
  • Communicating in a prompt and effective manner where the safety of clients, staff or the general public may be affected.
  • To seek the advice of an immediate supervisor if unsure of any task, duty or request especially those affecting client care.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services- Enterprise Agreement 2012-2016.

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment. 

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position; Successful applicants must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.

AWH is not able to support applicants requiring sponsorship.


More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required selection criteria.

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Claire Kernaghan Acting Nurse Unit Manager on 03 5728 0330.

Please note:  In order for your application to be considered, you will need to provide sufficient detail for each selection criteria on the online application form.


Apply Now

AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.                                  

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.


Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers Website by the closing date will not be accepted.

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