Careers at The Friendlies

My Company  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Hotel Services - Catering

The Position

Our catering services team motto is ‘to always provide healthy meals and a friendly face with efficient, caring and genuine service’. If this motto inspires you, you are truly passionate about food and you have a desire to work within the healthcare industry then we encourage you to apply.

To be successful, you must have the flexibility to be rostered across a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends and public holidays.

The Person

Strong emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate the organisations values of Courage, Diligence, Compassion, Wisdom and Friendliness, as well as their ability to commit to and apply these values in the workplace.

Key Selection Criteria

Key Selection Criteria for this position includes:

  1. Certificate III in Commercial Cookery qualification and previous experience in a similar role
  2. Knowledge of texture modified foods, allergies and ability to cater for specific diets (essential)
  3. Knowledge of food safety regulations and demonstrated ability to work with food safety standards
  4. Demonstrated ability to work under pressure within a dynamic team environment
  5. High level interpersonal and communication skills
  6. Flexibility to work a range of shifts, including weekends and public holidays

How to Apply

Please submit the following:

  1. A cover letter that addresses the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ (maximum 2 pages)
  2. A detailed resume (including 2 professional referees)
  3. Submit your application on our website and complete the Application for Employment form.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be shortlisted.   Applications close on Monday 30 March 2020

The Benefits

As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:

  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment close to professional child care services
  • Find out more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements

It is a condition of employment for this role that you are vaccinated, and remain vaccinated during your employment, against the following vaccine preventable diseases; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping cough), and Hepatitis.

Prior to being made an offer of employment, you will be required to provide evidence of immunity to Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs). Staff employed prior to 1 July 2017 are not subject to this condition of employment unless they apply for a role with VPD requirements.