Food and Domestic Services Assistant

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages and is a preferred holiday destination, with the population undergoing significant expansion at peak times (especially over summer). Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

Echuca Regional Health is the winner of the 2018 Premier’s Medium Health Services of the Year, and is an innovative health service.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services to the 45,000 people living in the catchment areas of the Shire of Campaspe and Murray River Council. The services include emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 800 staff. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as an outer regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Hospitality and Tourism
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/FDA210619
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2019.pdf (PDF, 124KB)


Position Description - HA1 - Food Domestic Service Assistant 20180406.docx (Word, 479KB)


Contact: Nicole Chittick
(03) 5485 5091

Position Details

Corporate Services – Casual Food Services


  • A new opportunity has become available at ERH for casual food services staff 

Applications are sought from suitably qualified food services staff with previous experience to work in the Corporate Services department at Echuca Regional Health. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Basic food preparation;
  • Cooking of basic meals;
  • Cleaning of food preparation and consumption areas and cooking equipment and utensils;
  • Serving and delivery of meals;
  • Follow all prescribed Food safety and hygiene policies / procedures;
  • Participate in departmental and organisational meetings as required;
  • Follow task list and / or work schedule allocated to your area;
  • Be aware of and respect patient / visitor privacy;
  • Complete and maintan all relevant documentation  as required and determined by the area of work;
  • Other duties as directed;
  • Participate in all training requirements as directed 

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Current HLTFSE001- Follow Basic Food Safety Practice
  • Ability to meet and work to deadlines and within set timelines as required
  • Ability to operate in an environment of change
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Practice active listening and empathy
  • Previous food service experience 

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment. 

How to Apply:

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria.

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286.

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees. 

Please note:  A separate document detailing responses to the ‘key selection criteria' within the position description is not required. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Nicole Chittick, on: (03) 5485 5091

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

There is no closing date for these positions.

Applications are welcome at any time.


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