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Kitchen Hand | Aged Care | Mornington Location

Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Frankston, VIC, AU, 3199

Company: Australian Unity

As Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company we are dedicated to helping people thrive. We put our people first, customers, clients, partners and communities.


Our Racecourse Grange Aged Care located in Mornington, offers a resident focused model of care, based on individual preferences and choices in a state-of-the-art facility. We are currently searching for motivated Kitchen Hands / Food Services Assistants to join our team on a Part Time or Casual basis.



About your new role. 


Our Food Services Assistants are responsible for assisting with food preparation, presentation, serving and clean-up of meals to our residents. They bring a strong commitment to customer service, food safety and an understanding of special dietary requirements that will have a positive impact on the wellbeing of our residents.


We are looking for individuals with strong communication skills and the ability to build positive and warm working relationships with residents and colleagues. 


All about you 


We are seeking kind and self-motivated people who have a passion for working with the elderly. Having come from a similar role within Hospitality, Aged Care or Health Services, you will demonstrate the following skills, knowledge and experience: 

  • Food Safety or Food Handling practices certificate (HLTFSE001 preferred)
  • Prior cooking, baking and coffee machine experience – desirable
  • Ability to prepare salads and sandwiches
  • Sound commitment to providing exceptional customer service
  • A great team player with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Willingness to learn new skills on the job
  • A flexible approach to work and adaptable to fast a paced environment
  • Availability to work over a 7 day roster with split shifts from 8am to 2pm and then 4pm to 7:30pm


If you are passionate about providing excellent customer service and making a difference to our residents’ lives; we want to hear from you!


What makes us, us 


We are here to make a difference every day, small things, big things and everything in between. We encourage you to join our team in this meaningful journey and make a difference in your local community.   

  • We’re all about making a bigger difference together
  • We’re all about supporting your wellbeing
  • We’re all about lifelong learning 



The health, safety and wellbeing of our people and our customers is our highest priority. In recognition that COVID-19 is affecting the way we work and creating new and sometimes challenging issues for our people, we have special leave arrangements in place and strengthened safety measures to support employee mental health and wellbeing. 


All successful persons will be required to provide proof of 2020/2021 flu vaccination and COVID Vaccination prior to commencing employment. Your talent acquisition specialist will help guide you through this requirement, we thank you for your understanding and support during these unprecedented times.


Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse