Positions Vacant

CHEF

About Us:
Assisi Aged Care was established in 1992 by a group of influential and committed members of Melbourne’s Italian community. Their vision was to bring together the resources of the Italian community and government to provide suitable aged care services and facilities to cater for the growing numbers of Italian frail aged people in Melbourne.

Assisi Centre Ltd, a fully-accredited, not-for-profit ageing in place aged care facility caters for all levels of care, within the beautiful setting and grounds including an iconic convent building that was built in the 1920’s in the North East suburb of Rosanna

Reporting to the Chef Manager and working with a team of catering staff, you play a key role in delivering the high-quality catering service to our residents.  This role is essential in the preparation and overseeing the provision of the resident’s daily meals in accordance with dietary requirements, whilst working cooperatively with care staff in a positive work environment.

The successful applications will have availability to work 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Key selection criteria:

  • Have a genuine passion for aged care and ideally demonstrate knowledge in the complex care needs of the older person
  • Previous experience with bulk cooking and banquets (preferably Aged Care and high-end Hotel environments)
  • Work independently with limited supervision and have the ability to supervise and lead a team of FSA’s
  • Prepare food as per set menu
  • Have excellent communication skills to work as part of a team
  • Ensure food and kitchen hygiene, safety practices and that cleaning schedules are compliant with the Food Safety Legislation
  • Assist in ordering and budget control within the department as required and during Chef Manager leave
  • Basic computer skills required (email and on-line ordering)
  • Knowledge of Aged Care legislation and aged care accreditation standards
  • Understanding of continuous improvement practices
  • Current Driver’s licence
  • Current Police check
  • Diploma of Hospitality

Apply by sending Resume to Debbie Gill:  recruitment@assisicentre.com.au

*Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

*Previous applicants need not re-apply

 

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Personal Care Assistant

About Assisi – Assisi Centre Ltd, a not-for-profit community organisation, was established and set about gaining support for what we have today – an ageing in place aged care facility catering for all levels of care, within the beautiful setting and grounds of the old Sisters of Mercy training convent that was built in the 1920’s in Rosanna, a north-east suburb of Melbourne.

The Role – We are seeking experienced Personal Care Assistants to join our team in the provision of personal, physical and emotional support to our residents.

  • Salary Packaging
  • Free on-site parking
  • Learning & Development opportunities

* You must be available to work night duty and/or pm shifts

If you have:-

  • Completed a Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
  • Demonstrated competency (approximately 18 months) working in an aged care
  • Experience working with dementia residents
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in ACFI and knowledge of accreditation standards
  • A current Police Certificate
  • Italian speaking highly regarded
  • Ideally should live locally

Apply:  recruitment@assisicentre.com.au
attach a copy of Cert in Ageing Support/Cert III in Aged Care

 

* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

* Previous applicants need not re-apply

 

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Food Services Assistant

We are seeking a Food Services Assistant  with previous experience in Aged Care.

About Assisi – Assisi Centre Ltd, a not-for-profit community organisation, was established and set about gaining support for what we have today – an ageing in place aged care facility catering for all levels of care, within the beautiful setting and grounds of the old Sisters of Mercy training convent that was built in the 1920’s.

Our Vision – is directed by our Italian heritage, our community responsibilities and Christian ideals, especially in our respect for the contribution of our elders to our lives.  This guides us to support our community by providing the best possible emotional, physical and spiritual care for the frail aged of the Italian community.

Our Mission – to provide professional and compassionate care for those who come into our community through the prudent delivery of services that respect equality and individuality.

The Successful Applicant will have

  • Previous experience in a similar role in Aged Care
  • Demonstrated experience of Food Safety hygiene in accordance to infection control guidelines
  • Experience using electronic devices – computers and iPads
  • Have a high level of communication skills
  • Be able to work cooperatively within a team environment as well as independently
  • Assist in the preparation and serving of meals
  • Setting tables, cleaning dishes and performing all cleaning duties required in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ideally should live locally
  • Italian speaking highly regarded

Previous Applicants Please do NOT re-apply

Send Resume to:  recruitment@assisicentre.com.au