Position Details
Reference Number 19137
Position Title Food Service Attendant
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SUPP - Support Services Enterprise Agreement - Support Services - Level 1
Position Summary

We currently have multiple opportunities for Food Service Attendants to join our Wesley Hospital Food Services Team in permanent, part-time positions!


Remuneration Value: $24.79 - $26.62 p/h (FTE $49,001 - $52,596) + Super + $15,900 NFP Salary Packaging Value + Shift Penalties/Allowances + Subsidised Onsite Staff Parking


For generations of Queenslanders, The Wesley Hospital has provided care through life’s journey — from birth into childhood, to adulthood and to end of life. As one of Australia’s iconic and largest private, not-for-profit hospitals, we’re proud of the valued role we play in the Queensland community. Here, more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2,000 staff come together to provide care for our community.


Our Support Services consists of 220+ team members, vital to providing our behind-the-scenes patient experience.  We’re passionate about providing the highest quality cuisine and services with a patient-centric approach.


The role:


As a Food Service Attendant at the Wesley Hospital, you will be responsible for providing high-quality service delivery to all customers including patients, staff and visitors, within the food services department.


You will be responsible for basic meal preparation, portioning and serving of hot and cold meals. You’ll demonstrate a passion for customer service and recognise the importance your role plays in providing an exceptional customer experience at The Wesley Hospital.


Working as a member in our Food Services team you will:

  • Be part of our experienced team providing food services in one of Australia’s iconic private, not-for-profit hospitals
  • Be provided with opportunities for growth as we progress towards our on demand, hotel-style room service model
  • Be working with skilled chefs producing high quality cuisine for our patients, guests and various executive functions
  • Be able to apply your transferrable skillset from hospitality to the security of a career in the Healthcare sector
  • Have the opportunity to be a recognised member of the Institute of Hospitality in Healthcare


You will need:

  • Previous experience in a food safe team environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to multi skill and rotate within the various areas of the Food Services Department
  • A professional attitude with excellent personal presentation and communication skills
  • Be proficient in all aspects of food safety
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HACCP principles and PPE requirements
  • Availability to work AM and PM shifts within the Food Services operation
  • Previous experience in upmarket food outlets or restaurants in the hospitality sector will be an advantage

We will be offering 16 hours per fortnight contracts, however, there are regular opportunities to flex up to full time (76 hrs per fortnight), for thos who wish to do so. 


What we offer:


Together with Buderim Private Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and St Stephens Hospital, we are part of UnitingCare, the largest not-for-profit provider of healthcare and community services in the state, and home to over 17, 000 employees and 9, 000 volunteers.


Our mission is to improve the health of individuals and their families. We differentiate ourselves by living out our values to optimise patient care and experience through committed and inspired leadership and the dedication of our people. We believe in rewarding and recognising our people through:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options: allocate up to $15,900 of your pre-taxable income to everyday expenses, increasing take-home pay
  • One-on-one support from pastoral care team & employee assistance programs
  • Retail, Health Insurance and Gym Membership Discounts
  • Access to non-taxable meal & entertainment card
  • Hospital admissions discounts
  • Additional paid parental leave, education leave & additional leave purchases.
  • Discounted onsite parking
  • Flexible work environments, including family-friendly rostering


Apply now:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.


Please note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at UnitingCare Queensland, individuals are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and UnitingCare's vaccination requirements policy, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations.

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and

Selection Criteria Essential: What is your current notice period?
Essential: Previous experience in a food safe team environment
Essential: Availability to work AM and PM shifts within the Food Services operation
Essential: Please be advised it is a requirement for all UnitingCare employees and volunteers to have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Contact Person Cherry Wang
Contact Number 32326114
Contact Email yuchen.wang@uchealth.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Mahadevan Jegatheesan
Alternate Contact Number 32327969
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description
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