Health Services Officer

$53,168 - $68,733 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 07 Apr, 2021
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Closes: 13 April 2021
Classification: Health Service Officer Level 3/Health Services Level 7
Salary: $53,168 - $68,733 plus superannuation
Position No: C08321, several
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 26 March 2021
Contact Officer: Ric Della-Torre on or (02) 6207 9194

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.
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-speciality services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position
This role is for Food Services Area. The Infrastructure and Health Support Services Group is responsible for the infrastructure delivery, maintenance and a diverse array of non-clinical support services with the primary focus of delivering timely patient centric solutions across the CHS organisation. 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 ACT 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:
  • 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.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Food Industry recognized qualification
  • Current class driver’s licence.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a Hospital/Food Industry environment.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment Police check
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

Job Closing Date

21 Apr, 2021