Food Services Associate - Box Hill


Staff benefits
High level of staff engagement
Located in Box Hill, close to public transport

The Role

We are seeking a motivated and innovative Food Services Associate to be part of our inaugural Food Services team at Epworth Eastern. The successful candidate will be part of a team dedicated to delivering quality fresh cooked meals to our patients. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding patient centric care that consistently resonates Excellence.

Key areas of focus for this role include:
Providing patients with all food related services
Assisting with food preparation, delivery and clearance of food trays
Accurately verifying patient food requirements
Ensuring patients receive appropriate food according to relevant diet codes
Washing and cleaning
Maintaining highest levels of food safety at all times
Being a dedicated, supportive and quality driven team member
Delivering excellent patient experience
Efficiency in operational duties

This role involves a high degree of physical tasks and manual handling.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in the role you will:
Have or be willing to attain a current food handling certificate for healthcare - Code: Food Safety Level 1 – HLTFSE001

Have sound computer skills
Have demonstrated knowledge of and ability to work in accordance with, all food safety requirements
Be flexible in working various shifts across 7 days
Be able to demonstrate safe work practices at all times
Be adaptive to change and accountable for your responsibilities
Have the ability to follow work procedures and be willing to embrace change and prioritise workloads

What we offer you

Access to salary packaging of up to $9,010 p.a.
Discounted private health insurance
Zero or reduced out-of-pocket expenses for health services at Epworth
Flexible working hours
Access to the largest educational scholarship program of its kind in Australia

About Epworth

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not for profit private hospital group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation at 11 locations across Melbourne and Geelong. At Epworth, our patients are at the heart of everything we do. Supported by world-class facilities, we integrate clinical practice with education and research in order to deliver outstanding patient care every day.

Epworth Eastern

Located in Box Hill, Epworth Eastern is a state-of-the-art facility and includes an 8 bed ICU, 10 bed HDU/CCU and 10 theatres.

Epworth Eastern maintains a broad clinical focus from cardiac, vascular, orthopaedic and general surgery to oncology, urology and endoscopy services. From consultation and detection through to surgery, Epworth Eastern aims to work with patients and their families to ensure they have the best experience possible.

In 2018, the commencement of Epworth Eastern’s expansion and redevelopment project will grow the hospital and introduce a brand new emergency department to the region.

Enquire/Apply for this Position

Sound interesting? To apply, click the APPLY button now and attach your CV and cover letter.

For more information, refer to the attached position description or contact Jessica Johns or Jenine Reyes Estrada on 03 8807 7180.

As a child safe organisation, all successful applicants are required to satisfactorily clear a National Police Check (conducted by Epworth) and hold a valid employee Working with Children Check (provided by you).

Note: Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted.

Contact Person

Jessica Johns - Food Services Manager

Contact Number

(03) 8807 7180

Alternate Contact Person

Jenine Reyes Estrada - Head Chef

Alternate Contact Number

(03) 8807 7180

Closing Date

30/09/2020