Food Services Assistant

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Part Time
Reference: ABB26
• Part-time (34 hours per fortnight) role available
• Located at Mercy Place Abbotsford within the Catering and Housekeeping Department
• Require suitably qualified Food Services Assistants to provide assistance with delivery, preparation and heating of meals to our residents of Mercy Place Abbotsford
• Reporting to the Catering and Housekeeping Manager you will ensure meals are prepared and served according to individual resident’s dietary requirements
• Ensure dining areas and kitchen are kept tidy and in a safe state at all times

• Values driven culture
• Salary packaging benefits
• Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression and development
• Camp Australia School Holiday Program
• Thrive @ Mercy – our health & wellbeing hub supporting you to be the best you can be
• Stepping Stones – our flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance
• Fully funded childcare referral service

To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 8500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

• Food Safety Handler certificate – Level 1 (desirable)
• Experience in large-scale catering and Aged Care is highly desirable
• Ability to operate in a team environment and prioritise during peak periods
• A passion for great food service whilst being customer and safety focused
• An understanding that producing nutritious meals is an important part of home life for residents (and their families)

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

Enquiries to: Ms Nicola Jordan, Service Manager (03) 9419 3933
Quote Ref No: ABB26
Applications Close: Sunday, 29 April 2018