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Reference Number 52602
Position Title Food Service Assistant
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - Royal Park Campus, Parkville
Award Health & Allied Srv [4]
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  • Food Service Assistant (Afternoon Shift)
  • Part Time/Full Time Positions Available 
  • Based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Park Campus

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

Your Opportunity:


Our friendly and professional Support Services Team at the Royal Melbourne Hospital- Royal Park Campus are looking for a Food Service Assistant to join our team. Food Services interact with staff, patients, relatives and colleagues and their actions and behaviours are guided by the organisations values of patient centred care, trust, unity, and respect. Food Service Assistants are an integral part of the hospital team and are responsible for the following:

  • Preparing and Delivery of meals to Patients
  • Ensuring a clean kitchen environment is maintained
  • Liaising with Team Leaders and Ward Staff
  • Use of Chemicals

About You:

  • Basic Food Handling Certificate
  • Completed Certificate 3 in Health Patient Services, a PSA, PCA certificate or equivalent Certificate 3 in Health
  • Excellent work ethic, customer service skills, time management skills and the ability to successfully work in a team environment
  • Ability to safely use cleaning supplies & equipment
  • Participate in a roster and work in an allocated area and other areas as requested
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts


  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!).



Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au  If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.


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Contact Person Helen Fish
Contact Number 0438 559 051
Alternate Contact Person Kim Cherry
Alternate Contact Number 83872454
Closing Date 02/04/2020
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