Catering Team Member – Kelso

  • Kelso
  • Casual
  • 8 April, 2021


A wonderful opportunity has become available for experienced Care Services Employees within catering services to join our fantastic team at Kelso on a casual basis. In this position you will be responsible for providing quality catering and cleaning services to create a comfortable home and working environment for residents and staff.


In the catering role you will be responsible for:

  • Providing laundry, cleaning and or food and beverage services to vulnerable persons in the residential buildings,
  • Following safe food handling procedures,
  • Follow infection control procedures by using colour coded cleaning equipment appropriately.
  • Following chemical handling procedures by using chemicals supplied, using chemicals as documented in Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) or the supplier, and storing and labelling chemicals.
  • Following Safe Work Practices and equipment manuals to use equipment safely and effectively.
  • Following documentation procedures such as the completion of schedules and other documentation such as Accident Incident Reports.
  • Providing excellent customer service,
  • Meeting appropriate documentation requirements;
  • Acting as a client advocate by reporting concerns regarding client services or client rights to senior staff.


To be successful in these positions you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience in providing food services in an aged care setting would be an advantage;
  • Experience or a passion for providing food services in a catering / hospitality environment;
  • An understanding of the importance and commitment to providing excellent customer service;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Understanding of Infection Control and Safe Work Practices;
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team and take direction to provide quality services;
  • Empathy and compassion for the elderly;
  • An understanding of the importance and commitment to providing excellent customer service;
  • Excellent team work;
  • A commitment to continuous improvement;
  • The right to work in Australia.

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Please refer to our Hiring Policies for further detail.