Person, Chef

Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant

  • 623199
  • CBD, Melbourne CBD, VIC, Australia, 3000
  • Casual

Catering Assistant – Senior Living Services

  • Protect your career by becoming part of an “essential services”
  • Use your hospitality skills to take care of those that need it the most
  • Excellent career and development opportunities within a proud “employer of choice”

Our opportunity: 

Supporting our aged care clients in the best way possible, is at the heart of everything we do. We continually deliver exceptional food and service to those in our community who are in need of it the most.  Compassion, pride and determination to deliver excellence are what drives our employees in roles that are critical to the health and wellbeing of residents, and you will be joining a team who are all committed to our vision that improving quality of life is at the heart of our hospitality culture.

Our Purpose:  

To champion wellbeing, delivering nutrition, positive environments, and human connection

Our Values:

We do this because we believe: ​

  • Quality of food is the key to quality of life ​
  • That the best experiences are created where science meets the senses​
  • That trust is earned through consistently understanding, validating, and caring

As an essential services worker your role will be vital, and we’d love for you to be part of the team.  We are currently seeking a Catering Assistant to work within our Mecwa team based in Malvern. This position is a multi-faceted position and requires a hands-on approach to the food service delivery in the kitchen, wards, and various patient areas including snack and beverage stations as well as cleaning duties through the facilities, whilst ensuring company food safety standards and safety procedures are adhered to.

Key responsibilities will also include: 

  • Assist with preparing and presenting food
  • Deliver professional customer service
  • Kitchen and Dining Room Service of Food and Beverage to aged care residents
  • Fill out all the required paperwork i.e. temperature monitoring forms, cleaning rosters

To be successful in the role you will need: 

  • Previous experience within a Food and Beverage role - within Aged Care is advantageous
  • An eye for detail with excellent customer service standards
  • A sound knowledge in compliance driven catering techniques
  • Personable, a team player who has exceptional communication skills

You'll also need to:

  • In line with the required legislation, a valid and current police clearance and influenza vaccination (or be prepared to acquire).
  • From 17th September 2021 it is a legislative requirement for all aged care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID 19.

Apply now and you'll also enjoy all the benefits of working with Medirest, including: 

  • Excellent career and development opportunities within a proud “employer of choice”
  • Protect your career by becoming part of an “essential services”
  • Work in a team where your expertise is recognised, and your contribution truly valued with opportunities for ongoing training and support
  • Corporate health plan discounts
  • Access to an employee assistance program 
  • Competitive salaries and reward & recognition programs
  • Company event days
  • A range of discounts and special offers with our preferred benefit providers
  • Annual “Star” awards

Medirest provides specialist food, hospitality and support services to residents and patients in hospitals and senior living facilities. We are passionate about ensuring residents and patients are well nourished, well cared for, valued and safe. Our services come from the heart and served with a smile

Visit our website https://careers.compass-group.com.au for more information about the position, what we do, our clients, and our staff.  

 

Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.

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