Person, Chef

Menu Monitor

Menu Monitor

  • 630230
  • Brisbane CBD, QLD, Australia, 4000
  • Part Time

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Part Time Menu Monitor to join the Medirest Food Services team at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. You will be supporting QCH to deliver services for sick kids, families and staff who visit the Hospital each day - With this in mind, we require candidates with a warm and empathetic nature, a strong customer service focus and the ability to manage a variety of high-pressure situations.

Key Duties

  • Communicate effectively with Dietitians, Nursing Staff, Speech Pathologists, Chefs, Catering Assistants, Managers and Team Leaders
  • Order meals for patients with special dietary requirements using Menu Management Software (Saffron)
  • Supervise plating line and perform final accuracy check of patient meal trays
  • Order patient meals to align with Meal Plans and documented patient information, in consideration of age, allergies, preferences/dislikes, special dietary requirements and prescribed meal plans
  • Review recipe and ingredient lists to ensure suitability of menu items, in consideration of age, allergies, preferences/dislikes, special dietary requirements and prescribed meal plans
  • Perform cross-check of patient management software to ensure accuracy of documented food allergies
  • Communicate with patients and families to determine food preferences and dislikes as required

The Person:

  • Display a positive attitude to daily challenges, willingness and flexibility to meet the needs of changing priorities and a resilient nature
  • Previous experience within a Hospital food services role preferred
  • Must be process driven with a strong attention to detail
  • A sound knowledge in food and/or nutrition preferred
  • Personable, a team player who has exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Availability to perform shift work
  • Understanding of the importance in compliance with hospital policies related to the rights of staff privacy and patient confidentiality

In line with the required legislation, a valid and current National Police check, COVID vaccinations and the ability to to acquire several other immunisations will be required as part of the standard recruitment and selection process for this position.

The Benefits

Your commitment to quality service delivery will be rewarded through excellent career and development opportunities! We believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success, and because life isn't only about work, we believe in maintaining a healthy work life balance. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation and People with Disability to apply. 

Medirest recognises the importance of providing a flexible, individually tailored local service to meet the specialist needs of our clients in hospitals and senior living facilities. We believe that going the extra mile isn’t the exception, it’s the expectation.


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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