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Catering Assistant - Residential Aged Care

Advertiser: RSL Lifecare2.9535 out of 53.0 overall rating (43 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2021
Dubbo & Central NSW
Work Type
Hospitality & Tourism, Kitchen & Sandwich Hands

About the Company

RSL LifeCare is a leader in senior living, providing high quality retirement villages, aged care homes (nursing homes) and personal home care throughout NSW, ACT and Qld.  Proudly serving Australia for over 100 years, RSL LifeCare is a successful and growing not-for profit organisation which began as a haven for war veterans and today is open to all Australians. We pride ourselves on providing the best quality nursing and personal care possible.

About the Position

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and experienced Catering Assistant to work in our Bill Newton Gardens facility in Dubbo. The role will include assisting with the planning, cooking and preparation of the full range of meals and serving our residents meals and snacks as required whilst maintaining legislated food hygiene and safety practices.  You will also be responsible for dishwashing and cleaning of the kitchen, equipment and dining area.

Selection Criteria:

  • Food Safety knowledge & experience in an Aged Care setting
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • Experienced in cooking fresh meals
  • Understanding of how to develop nutritious and wholesome food including the preparation of special meals – low salt, diabetic, soft and pureed.
  • Experience in working in a fast-paced kitchen and or bulk food preparation
  • Knowledge and experience in working to the compliance of the Food Safety Standards to HACCP level

You will receive:

  • A supportive environment committed to providing excellent care and services to our residents and clients
  • Salary packaging opportunities as a not for profit organisation
  • The opportunity to join an organisation that strives to make a genuine positive difference for our clients and residents, our people and our community
  • Training and development, and career progression

The successful candidate MUST undergo a National Criminal History Check, have a current flu vaccination and MUST hold valid Australian work rights/ visa.

Our commitment to diversity:

We welcome and encourage applications from people across our diverse community, especially from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability

Please note that due to the large number of applications only those candidates that have been shortlisted will be contacted.


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a catering assistant?
  • Do you hold a current Food Handlers certificate?

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