Food Service Assistant

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Catering/Food Services

About the role

Mater is seeking applications from enthusiastic individuals seeking a rewarding career within our progressive food service department. We have both casual and part time Food Service Assistant positions based at our South Brisbane campus.

Providing the highest standards of service to our patients and service partners, these are fast-paced roles that will be best suited to candidates with a strong team focus who enjoy work that is diverse and requires the prioritisation of tasks. 

These roles also require a degree of physical fitness, as you will be on your feet all day, which may include lifting kitchen equipment and/or pushing heavy trolleys throughout the hospital.

** Please note availability between 5:00am and 9:30pm across Monday - Sunday is essential. Please detail your availability on your application.**

Salary Range: $24.32 - $26.67 per hour (Private Support Services) + 23% casual loading (if applicable), penalty rates, plus super + salary packaging up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing

As a Food Service Assistant you will be involved in a variety of activities throughout the day, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting in the kitchens with food preparation
  • Delivery and clearance of meal trays
  • Pot and dish washing and kitchen cleaning
  • Accurately take patient meal orders utilising the operating system CBORD
  • Verify meal eligibility by comparing client information to food requirements
  • Learn and use appropriate food and drink terminology and pronunciation
  • Ability to apply critical thinking, problem solving and effectively deal with complexity

About you
To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience working in food services or a similar hospitality/customer service position
  • Demonstrated knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
  • Good computer skills and ability to quickly learn industry-specific applications
  • Moderate level of physical fitness to enable you to work on your feet all shift, pushing and controlling heavy trolleys on a regular and repetitive basis
  • Food services experience within a three to five-star hotel will be highly regarded.

Why join us?
Joining a 10,000 + strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation, and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers, and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Increase your take home pay via salary packaging arrangements
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for dining, retail, travel & accommodation
  • Access discounted, on-site parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at campus cafés and coffee venues

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**Please note it is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.



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