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Food Services Assistant

  • Berwick, VIC, Australia, 3806
  • Carrum, VIC, Australia, 3197
  • Clayton, VIC, Australia, 3168
  • Mulgrave, VIC, Australia, 3170
  • Pakenham, VIC, Australia, 3810
  • Various Locations, VIC, Australia
  • Casual
  • Full time
  • Part time
• Multiple opportunities at Clayton and other VMCH sites
• Great culture with fun, friendly team and supportive environment 
• Join Aged care and enjoy Excellent Not for Profit Salary Packaging Benefits
Working at VMCH
We know you are spoilt for choice in the evolving Aged Care industry, but here are just a few reasons why VMCH is the perfect workplace for you:  
  • Our values underpin the work we do – Compassion, Respect and Inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do
  • Our services are as diverse as the people we support
  • We focus on providing our residents the personalised care they deserve
Because the people we employ make it a great place to work! In addition, VMCH will provide you with:
  • Excellent Salary Packaging benefits ( $15,900 salary packaging and $2,500 Meals & Entertainment) 
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture
  • Paid parental leave
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Praise Program where we recognise and reward the terrific work of our staff
Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what our staff are saying:
About the role 
We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and self-motivated staff experienced in food services to bring joy to our resident’s day. As a Food Services Assistant your focus will be to deliver catering needs that meet nutritional and hydration needs, special requirements and preferences of our residents.  
We welcome staff from different industry with food services experience to join VMCH at Clayton, Berwick, Mulgrave, Wantirna South, Upper Fern Tree Gully and Pakenham.  
Casual, Permanent Part-Time and Full-Time roles available. 
Working as part of a friendly and close-knit team, your focus will be:
  • Perform basic food preparation tasks and cooking basic meals. 
  • Prepare, present and serve / deliver food and refreshments, ensuring awareness of special needs for modified diets
  • Plate and present food in an appealing manner and to a high-quality visual standard according to individual requirements
  • Food Safety Certificate Level I (HLTFSE001) or progression towards the completion of a Food Safety Certificate
  • Previous experience working in a food services environment and/or at an aged care facility 
  • Patience; common sense and a strong ethos of client service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team and to work with minimum supervision
The successful incumbent will need to be flexible and available to work across the day, afternoon and evening shifts.  
About us 
Here at VMCH our services are as diverse as the people we support. As a for-purpose organisation, compassion, respect, and inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do. While we’ve been around for over a century, we’re always moving forward. We stay true to who we are by supporting people and families to live their best lives, providing a place to call home and spaces to learn and grow.
If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you! Visit our careers page for other opportunities - 
To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Evidence of Covid and Flu Vaccinations.
We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


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