Food Distribution Assistant

St Vincents Health Australia - Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 18/08/2017

Job Category:

Food, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism / Food & Beverage

Job description:

St Vincent’s Private Hospital is a world-class medical and surgical facility and provides overnight and day only care across a broad spectrum of specialties. The 270-bed hospital cares for local, national and international patients.

The values of St Vincent’s Private Hospital derive from the mission and traditions of the Sisters of Charity. Firmly grounded in the Christian tradition, our values seek to give form to our activities and are at the core of our Code of Conduct and Code of Ethical Standards.


Our vision is to serve the community through excellence in care, teaching and research in both public and private health and aged care services, and to reach out to the poor and the marginalised. In doing so, we maintain our fundamental respect for the skills and talents of our staff and our profound respect for the humanity of every individual patient.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with hotel experience to join our Patient Food Service team for mainly afternoon shifts.


About the Role


The role involves:

  • A high level of customer service and personal presentation
  • Serving meals and beverages to patients
  • Meal trayline responsibilities, including item accuracy and Food Safety compliance
  • Cleaning and Wash up responsibilities
  • Adherence to meal service reports and work schedules
  • Understanding and adhering to Food  Safety policies and procedures
  • Adherence to Work Health and Safety requirements

About the Candidate


The candidate must have: 

  • Previous experience in hospitality (hotels)
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility to cover shifts over 7 days
  • Able to follow instructions and food safety principles
  • Punctuality

Application Instructions:


Applicants are requested to apply online and to address the selection criteria. Applications should include a statement addressing the selection criteria to be considered. When completing the application process, you will be asked to attach your CV. Please ensure that your attachments are either in MS Word or PDF file formats and that they have been scanned with virus protection software.


Criminal record and/or child protection checks will be conducted and will form part of the selection criteria for this role. Employment with the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive. 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. As part of SVHA’s commitment to the federal government’s employment parity initiative, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.