Food Services Assistant

Listed 9 days Ago
Mercy Hospital Dunedin
Hospitality & Leisure

About the Role 

The Food Services Assistant role is responsible for assisting the food service team to deliver an efficient and timely Food and Beverage service to patients, visitors and staff. 

This is a permanent role to be worked between 5-8PM, Monday – Wednesday with some Saturday work to provide cover in busier times.  

Specific duties include: 

  • Process meal orders and deliver the patient’s meal, including beverages to the patients room
  • Dishwashing duties in a timely manner
  • Undertake cleaning duties in accordance with cleaning schedule 
  • Assist in preparation and assembly of the patient meal tray.

For more information about the role duties, please see attached position description. 

Skills and Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role would be advantageous 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management 
  • Proficient in using technology/computers 
  • Enthusiasm and a proactive, flexible attitude.

The successful person must hold a Practice Food Safety methods in a Food Business; Unit 167.

Why Mercy Hospital?

Joining the team at Mercy means more than just having a job, but being part of a team that works together towards a shared purpose. At Mercy we value those who are not only skilled in what they do but those who are committed and passionate about working towards the common good. 

As a Mercy employee, you will be provided support in a warm and friendly environment, with access to further training, personal and professional development which may include in-house training and post graduate studies. 

Mercy also has an extensive range of benefits and recreational activities on offer for all staff.

How to Apply

Please click “Apply” to complete an online application. 

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