Food and beverage attendant
Dunmunkle Lodge Inc. is proud to be the trusted aged care accommodation provider in the Wimmera. Our expert nurses and carers work together with an army of friendly volunteers to deliver exceptional personalised care to our residents.
Established in 1979 in the stunning Wimmera area, famed for its national parks and wilderness, Dunmunkle Lodge Inc. offers a relaxed rural environment for peaceful retirement living. We offer a variety of services, including:
residential aged care
Dunmunkle Lodge has a position available for a student interested in the hospitality area of their aged care facility. Preparing and serving meals for the residents on a daily basis is all part of the package. If you have a desire to assist in food preparation and serving of meals then this could be the placement opportunity for you.
Skills You Might Learn
- Working in a team
- Safe food handling
- OH&S policies and procedures
- Basic cooking skills
- Basic food preparation skills
- Basic knife skills
Typical Tasks & Duties
The successful student will be able to have a discussion with the placement coordinator around what area of hospitality jumps out at you. Some of the typical tasks and duties will include a range of the following.
- Food preparation
- Assisting in menu planning
- Assisting in stock and produce ordering
- Serving meals to residents at Dunmunkle Lodge
- Clearing of plates and utensils
- Following safe hygiene practices
- Ensuring all work spaces are correctly cleaned and sanitised
The successful student will be required to contact the placement coordinator and discuss time and day availability that suit both school timetabling and employer requirements. You will need to have a positive can do attitude, be willing to learn, be friendly and approachable to the staff and residents of Dunmunkle Lodge and have great a great work ethic.
If you are unable to attend a placement day you must phone the host employer to notify them. You must also notify your school.
Student will be expected to wear black pants and black or white shirt/t shirt. closed toe, comfortable, flat, non slip shoes to be worn.
Special Transport Requirements
Student will be expected to arrange their own transport to and from placement. Please have a discussion with host employer around this topic as every avenue to assist in transport will be explored.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- HLT23215 - Certificate II in Health Support Services
- SIT20416 - Certificate II in Kitchen Operations
- VCE20116 - Industry & Enterprise
- VIC20116 - VCAL Studies