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Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant

  • 617055
  • CBD, Melbourne CBD, VIC, Australia, 3000
  • Part Time

Catering Assistant – Aged Care Residential 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
  • Flexible working hours

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 Claremont Terrace team based in McKinnon. 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. You will be required to assist in the kitchen with dishwashing, cleaning, food preparation, and other duties as required. A sound knowledge of allergens, therapeutic diets and infection control procedures is highly desirable. 

Key responsibilities will also include: 

  • Previous experience within a Food and Beverage role - within Aged Care is advantageous
  • A kind and caring nature
  • A sound knowledge in compliance driven catering techniques
  • Personable, a team player who has exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure

To be successful in the role you will need: 

  • We take pride in offering our residents the best possible service therefore its essential you have a caring and compassionate nature
  • Demonstrated customer service skills with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of commercial kitchen operations
  • Attention to detail as well as flexibility to move from one task to another
  • Previous experience in catering, front of house is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Have or willing to obtain a valid police check and influenza vaccination inline with current legislation.

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://www.compass-group.com.au/ for more information about the position, what we do, our clients, and

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