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Food Services Officer Full-time Job

1 month ago   Nursing   Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North   5 views
Job Details

About the role

  • Assist with the production of sandwich and cold food items as well as the preparation, plating, ordering and distribution of patient meals and mid meal beverage service as directed and an ability to interpret patient diet list for ward services. Ensuring tasks are performed in accordance with approved procedures and quality requirements.
  • Undertake general kitchen duties including but not limited to operation of a flight through dishwasher, patient tray stripping, pot wash duties, pushing trolleys and general cleaning as directed, ensuring tasks are performed in accordance with approved procedures.
  • Personnel performing duties of a Food Service Officer must have the physical attributes to effectively and safely undertake manual handling tasks such as lifting, pushing trolleys, plating meals and preparing meal trays and general cleaning duties on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic work place in accordance with the Food Safety Management System and other approved procedures and hospital policies. Work safely within the organisations recognised OH&S guidelines.
  • Ensure that all aspects of the Food Safety Management System are adhered to at all times and codes of practice are implemented within their respective areas of operation. Food service officers are encouraged to provide feedback on Food Safety related issues and contribute positively to the Food Safety team.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Respect demonstrates interpersonal savvy, manages conflict appropriately, communicates effectively and balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people at all times
  • Teamwork collaborates effectively, develops talent, values differences and builds effective teams to bring about best use of resources to deliver healthcare services
  • Compassion is patient / client focussed, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity, demonstrates resilience in the delivery of patient services or support in the delivery of services to patients
  • High Performance cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro North Health's vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders
  • Integrity demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, demonstrates courage in the face of adversity and works effectively / manages complexity to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard
  • Knowledge of the operations of a large food service, particularly in health care and the ability to perform operational functions within a food service, stock control, stock ordering, meal plating, portion control, meal delivery, customer service and wash up.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work to time frames, follow food safety guidelines and to work with supervisor's instruction.
  • Commitment to quality improvement, participation in food safe activities, programs and ability to implement change.

Benefits when working for us

  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first.

Job ad reference number: STR470240
Close date: Wednesday, 22 February 2023

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.


Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.