Food Services, Patient Services Plating Attendant
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 21 June 2019

Classification: Health Service Officer Level 3
Salary: $50,392 - $52,117
Position No: 25802
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 June 2019
Contact Officer: Elizabeth Suarez on elizabeth.suarez@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 3932

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day to day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
The function of the Food Service Department is to prepare and serve meals and beverages to patients, staff and visitors, as well as the provision of services to other facilities of CHS north and south of Canberra. This role is for the Patient Services Plating Area.
The Food Service Department prepares, cooks and serves an average equates to approximately 3000 meals daily for Canberra Health Services and National Capital Private Hospital.
Food Service is organised into the following functional areas:
  • Food Service Administration,
  • Operation Support Services - Food preparation and Food Production,
  • Patient Services – Meal Plating and Re-thermalisation, meal deliveries to patients, menu monitors,
  • Cafeteria – Food, meals and drinks for staff and guests,
  • Stores – Receipt, dispatch and storage of perishable and non-perishable food supplies,
  • External sites, Dhulwa and other Community Centres.
Eligibility/Other Requirements
  • Food Industry recognized qualification
  • Current driver’s licence
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
This is a temporary position for 12 months with possibility of extension and/or permanency.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.


This is a temporary position for 12 months with possibility of extension and/or permanency.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services