Food Services Assistant - Aged Care

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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/FSAMADDOCKS1733820
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - FSA - July 2023.pdf (PDF, 544KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Paul Rosenquist
03 5150 3382

Position Details

We are looking for an enthusiastic and customer focused individual with food service skills and experience to join our Aged Care team. This is a great entry level position to start your healthcare career.

The Position: 

This role works effectively as part of a cohesive team to ensure the provision of a first class food and beverage service to support the care of frail, elderly residents of Maddocks Gardens. The Food Services Assistant will work within the requirements of the BRHS Food Safety Plan and Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Care Standards for Residential Aged Care Services to support the delivery of food services in line with the Healthy Choices guidelines and individual dietary requirements.

The Contracts: Multiple Casual and ongoing Part-Time Positions, 7 day rolling roster including public holidays and weekends.

Why should you apply?

  • Enjoy a rewarding and diverse entry level role
  • Expand your skills in a large and multifaceted organisation
  • Work in an environment with exceptional safety standards

What you need:

  • Current Safe Food Handling Certificate
  • Previous experience in food preparation and/or service in Residential Aged Care is preferred.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • An understanding of the principles of confidentiality.
  • Physical capacity to undertake routine lifting and pushing.

Please see position description for additional key selection criteria.

About BRHS and Maddocks Gardens:

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and healthcare provider.  Located in a stunning regional area, you will relish an amazing lifestyle and enjoy a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career.  

Maddocks Gardens is a purpose built 90 bed complex combining BRHS high, low and respite care residential services. Our aim is to allow residents to live in a friendly, relaxed environment promoting independence and quality of life.  


For more information contact: Paul Rosenquist, Aged Care Manager on 03 5150 3382

An application closing date does not currently apply to this vacancy.  Eligible candidates will be interviewed as applications are received and the position will close once all vacant hours are filled. 

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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