Menu Monitor / Cafeteria Supervisor

$58,589 - $61,498 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 23 Nov, 2021
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Medical, Health, and Social Work Other Trades and Services

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 09 December 2021

Classification: Health Service Officer Level 5
Salary: $58,589 - $61,498 plus superannuation
Position No: 30489 - 01Z81
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 November 2021
Contact Officer: Sanjay Prasad on or (02) 5124 2177

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind


Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.

The Infrastructure and Health Support Services (IHSS) is responsible for facilities and asset management, delivery of capital and minor projects, and infrastructure services, support, and operations. Food and Sterilising Services is a branch of IHSS which is responsible for Sterilising services and Food Services for Canberra Health Services.

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 Canberra Health Services north and south of Canberra.

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 Rethermalisation.
  • 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.

Applications are sought from enthusiastic and motivated individuals to fill a vacant position of HSO-5 FT Menu Monitor within the Food Services Patients Services team, which is part of Infrastructure and Health Support Services.

Food Services provides meals and other products to many Canberra Health Services locations including The Canberra Hospital, National Capital Hospital, and other Medical Centre’s within the ACT. The successful applicant will be required to work as a key member of the Food Service, Menu Monitors team. The successful applicant/s will be required to follow the HSO-5 duties as listed in the Duty Statement and Selection Criteria.


CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Communication and interpersonal.
  • Flexibility and adaptability with a changing working environment.
  • Organisational, coordination and planning skills and a focus on outcomes.
  • High degree of self-drive and initiative.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Relevant Food Industry recognized qualifications and a minimum of 3 years.
  • Experience working professionally in food services is preferred.

Highly Desirable:

  • Industry recognized qualifications.


  • Relevant experience in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Relevant experience using food service IT systems.
  • The successful applicant will need to be available for rotational morning, evening, weekend, and public holiday shifts. Some position’s will not be required to work shifts.
  • Current class C driver’s licence.
  • Have an understanding of how the the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Complete the Food Safety certificate.

Job Closing Date

09 Dec, 2021