Food Services
HealthShare NSW
REQ107365 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Casual
Position Classification: Hospital Assistant Grade 3
Remuneration: $24.84 per hour
Requisition ID: REQ107365
Location: Lismore Base Hospital

Where you’ll be working

HealthShare NSW provides support services to the NSW health system. An organisation of over 6,500 staff, our services include food and patient support, linen, patient transport, procurement and logistics, and financial and employee transactions. We are the largest provider of these services in Australia. For more information please visit

What you'll be doing

HealthShare supplies a comprehensive Food Service to NSW Health Hospitals. The position of Food Service Assistant exists within Food Services department of HealthShare and the primary purpose of this position is the order taking, assembly, preparation and distribution of patient meals, recording intake, ware-washing and other associated duties.

HealthShare NSW values diversity 

If you are a person with disability
and require information or specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Disability Employment Leader by email HSNSW-AccessAndInclusion@health.nsw.gov.au

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person and would like some more information about applying for a role within HealthShare NSW, please contact one of our Aboriginal Workforce Consultants aboriginalcareers@health.nsw.gov.au

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination

This is a NSW Health Category A position. All Category A applicants must read, understand and agree to comply with Policy Directive PD2011_005 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specified Diseases. Preferred applicants must provide evidence of protection against specified diseases prior to appointment and medical practitioner costs to determine protection is covered by the applicant.

Preferred applicants must also participate in a Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA) prior to appointment.

This position will require a valid Working with Children Check for paid work.

  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and carry out written instructions in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a customer service environment
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Understanding of Safe Food Handling
  • Ability and/or willingness to learn the use of technology such as Tablets and touch screen computers to appropriately capture patient meal orders and intake and log completion of activities as per duty schedule respectively.

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For role related queries or questions contact Janet Makejev on Janet.Makejev@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 30th May 2019 

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