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Reference Number 2150
Position Title Food Services Assistant / Food Services
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location WHCG Horsham Campus (83 Baillie Street, Horsham Victoria 3400)
Award Classification Health & Allied Services - Food & Dom Serv Asst
Hours per fortnight 16
Position Summary

Food Services Assistant

Food Services

Permanent Part Time

(16 hours per fortnight)


We are seeking a Food Services Assistant to work within the Kitchen at Wimmera Health Care Group. This permanent part time position includes working as per a roster and additional shifts in food services are generally available. This role is responsible of completing general food services duties that assists in providing a complete meal and catering service to all patients and clients of WHCG.

Duties will include:  

  • Washing dishes and general cleaning
  • Assisting with the packing and unpacking of general stock and deliveries
  • Delivery of food to wards and residential facilities  

Key Selection Criteria include:


  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to manage and organise own time in order to meet deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of food hygiene and cleanliness standards for a Food Services environment (Knowledge of HACCP).
  • Demonstrated experience in cleaning procedures and the use of cleaning products within a kitchen environment.
  • A demonstrated understanding of food and beverage operations
  • An appreciation of the importance of nutrition to patient and residential care
  • A willingness and ability to work positively within a team environment

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,
  • Professional development and education programs,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Comprehensive orientation program.
  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking


This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.


Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Previous work experience in a kitchen or hospitality environment
Essential: Availability to work shifts between the hours of 6.30 am and 8 pm.
Essential: Excellent customer services skills
Desirable: Ability to manage and organise own time in order to meet deadlines.
Contact Person Stephen Hill
Contact Number (03) 5381 9238
Closing Date 12/01/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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