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Reference Number 39995
Position Title Food Service Assistant
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - Royal Park Campus, Parkville
Award Health & Allied Srv [4]
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  • Based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Royal Park Campus
  • Full Time Fixed Term position until September 2018
  • Long Service Leave replacement position

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.


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

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Support Services team. This is a Full Time Fixed Term position, based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Royal Park Campus.


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. Patient Services Assistants are an integral part of the hospital team.  Key aspects of this role include:

  • Preparing and delivering meals to patients
  • Ensuring a clean kitchen environment is maintained
  • Liaising with team leaders and ward staff
  • Use of chemicals

About You (Essential Requirements): 

  • 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

Previous experience working in a Hospital environment is advantageous but not essential.

This challenging and rewarding opportunity offers the right candidate a chance to make significant contributions to the ongoing success of the Support Services team and help us achieve our vision to be the First in Care, Research and Learning.


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.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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.

Selection Criteria Essential: Food Handlers Certificate
Contact Person Helen Fish
Contact Number 0438 559 051
Closing Date 19/06/2018
Position Description
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