Position Details
Reference Number 16808
Position Title Function Coordinator
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SUPP - Support Services Enterprise Agreement - Support Services - Level 2
Position Summary

Employment Status:  Permanent, Part-Time (38 hours per fortnight)

Location: The Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower

Classification: Support Services, Level 2

Remuneration Value: $27.25 - $29.83 p/hour (FTE $53, 846 - $58, 944) 9.5% employee contribution to super, 17.5% annual leave loading + not for profit salary packaging


The Wesley is inviting applications for the role of Function Coordinator, ensuring the effective operation, quality and delivery of service excellence.  


The Wesley Hospital is one of Australia’s iconic and largest private not-for-profit hospitals. From the heart of Brisbane more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2, 000 staff deliver personalised care through life’s journey for generations of Queenslanders.


We offer comprehensive care across a wide range of acute, tertiary-level medical and surgical services, and through research and education we’re constantly searching for the latest in treatment techniques and processes. We show consideration for the whole person, and not just their physical health, placing our patients and their loved ones at the heart of everything we do.



About the Role:

In this diverse role you will liaise with all internal and external clients to ensure all aspects of functions are detailed accurately, appropriately staffed, and delivered within budget. You’ll provide support and training for functions staff in the delivery of services for all conference catering and events, ensuring your teams are rostered effectively and meet mandatory requirements. 


Your commitment to food safety will ensure your operational procedures from food delivery to service are well documented and managed, compliant with internal and external food and alcohol safety standards.


With previous experience managing conference catering, plated dinners and cocktail functions you will have strong leadership skills - particularly with respect to people, safety and quality. With strong interpersonal and communication skills, you’ll have a demonstrated ability to train, educate and motivate employees and liaise at all levels within a business environment.


You’ll be highly competent in managing conflicting priorities and using your communication skills to negotiate effective outcomes.


You’ll demonstrate: 

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Certificate
  • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate (Desirable)
  • Tertiary qualifications in Functions and Events (Desirable)
  • Availability to work mornings and evenings as required by the role

This is a part-time role required to work a base roster of 38 hours per fortnight.



We’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.


We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.



Let’s talk:

To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 26th August 2020.



Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.  

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have unlimited working entitlements in Australia as an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Passport Holder?
Essential: Are you available to work mornings, evenings and occasional weekends as required by the role?
Essential: What is your current notice period?
Essential: Do you have any upcoming leave in the next 6 months?
Essential: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks, that may include your Right to Work in Australia, National Police Check, Immunisation Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
Essential: Do you have experience working in a fast paced café environment?
Essential: Do you have experience in providing front of house services to multiple events?
Essential: Do you have your own transport?
Essential: Do you hold a current RSA qualification?
Contact Person Luke Hoskin
Contact Number 0732327284
Contact Email luke.hoskin@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 26/08/2020
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