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Catering Assistant - Northam Wa

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Catering Assistant - Northam WA

Job Req ID: 106195

Posting Start Date: 16-Mar-2021


YHIDC, Western Australia, AU, 6000

Contract Type: Casual

Job Advertisement:

  • Join the passionate Catering team at Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre
  • Prepare and deliver high quality food to detainees meeting all hygiene standards
  • Casual position covering shifts from 9am – 8.30pm for lunch and dinner service
About you

You have a positive attitude with a strong work ethic and good verbal and written communication skills. Your experience in following directions whilst working in a diverse fast paced environment allows you to be a good team player. You are confident in preparing and delivering food of high standard. Your dedication to nutritious food will enable you to provide well-presented food to detainees. You are a respectful and professional person who demonstrates exceptional moral values in everything you do.

About the role

We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Catering Assistant to join the team at our Yongah Hill Imigration Detention Centre (YHIDC) site based at Northam, WA. The successful candidate will report to the Catering manager and will ensure the smooth and successful operation of the food service process, whilst complying with all food hygiene regulations. Good knife skills are essential as is the ability to perform general cleaning tasks. This role is physically demanding, and you will be required to constantly lift and bend, push and pull stock. This is a casual position working a rotating roster across the seven days including public holidays, covering the hours from 9am - 8.30pm for meal service and uniforms and meals are provided.

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour
  • Minimum Certificate II in Kitchen Operations (SIT20312) or equivalent qualification
  • Up to date Basic Food Hygiene / Food Safety Handling Certificate - SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety OR SITXFSA101 - Use hygienic practices for food safety OR SITXOHS002A - Follow workplace hygiene procedures
  • Demonstrated experience with basic kitchen processes and food preparation
  • Sound understanding of HACCP principles
  • Ability to assist the Catering Manager and Chefs in preparation of the daily menu
  • Ensure all tasks are performed in a timely manner and comply with internal policy and legislative requirements
  • First Aid Certificate is desirable
  • Understanding of OHS legislation and management of hazards
This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment, which includes national police check as an essential selection component for this role.

About Us

We are trusted to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people in our care across Australia's network of immigration centres. Our team provides fully integrated services across facilities management, accommodation, catering, welfare, engagement, security, transport, and escorting. We are committed to treating people in our care with dignity and respect in a safe and secure environment.

At Serco, you'll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Health, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where you're based, we each share the same goal - to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. To learn more please visit

Join Us

If you are inspired to make a positive different and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply now.

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people to apply from different backgrounds. By joining Serco you will have access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LBGTI+) Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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