Position Details
Reference Number 49046
Position Title Food Service Asssitant
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Food Services
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary

Part Time Food Services role based at Monash Medical Centre Food Services Clayton.

About the Role 

We are looking for customer focused Food Services Assistant to work in our kitchen located at MMC Food Services Clayton. The workday is a rotating roster ( Monday - Sunday) with the ability to pick up additional ADHOC shifts within the Clayton Food Services.

You will be committed to work in a team environment dedicated to delivering outstanding service and have an individual approach to patient needs and willing to work within the values of Monash Health. The following criteria is mandatory to meet the requirements of this position.

About You

 Your ability to prioritize and self-manage tasks, interact and communicate well with the nursing team and be proactive and attentive to food service duties will be pivotal to your success in this role. Previous experience in a hospital food services will be required to be considered for this role.

About the Role

           Understanding of diet codes and relevant and appropriate foods

           Understanding of food allergies and intolerance's, modified textures and fluids

           Understanding of cleaning within food services from a Food Safety compliance

           Customer Service focus

           Ability to prioritize tasks and complete while working alone or as part of a cohesive team

           Must hold a valid employee Working with Children Check

           Must have a current Food Handling Certificate

           Basic to intermediate computer skills

           Commitment to work various shifts and task including meal delivery to patient bedside

           A high standard of demonstrated experience in customer service from a health care or hospitality environment ( desirable)

           Current Victorian drivers Licence( desirable)

How to Apply 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

proof of immunisation.

a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and 

a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months; 

reference checks;


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Selection Criteria Current Food Handler's Certificate

Basic and Intermediate Computer Skills

Current driver's licence

Working with Children check

Must have a comprehensive understanding of diet codes, texture modified foods and fluids, food allergies and food intolerances

Internal applicants must be able to demonstrated that their Mandatory Learning is 100% compliant

Must have previous experience working in a commercial Food Services environment including tray services and distribution of meals to patients

Must be able to commit to the various shift between 6:30 am to 21:00 (9pm) and have flexibility with start and finish times.
Contact Person
Romela Felten Food Services Manager 95941743
Advertising Closing 22/09/2021
Position Documents
POsition Description Position Description Food Services Assistant 2021.pdf
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