Working at Scalabrini

Scalabrini’s focus is on delivering outstanding care to the elderly and those living with dementia. As a truly multicultural brand, we embrace diversity and use our cultural understanding to deliver excellence in both customer service and clinical care.

We are committed to maintaining the best staffing levels and building a skilled workforce that is envied across the Australian aged care industry. We’re always looking for talented, dedicated team members.

To attract and retain outstanding candidates, we offer generous benefits, skills based training, and strategic career development.

If you are looking for a long-term career with an employer who will invest in you and build your skills, or if you’re an experienced candidate looking for a friendly team environment where you can apply your specialist clinical and leadership skills, then please contact your closest Village Manager as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

Work type



Catering Assistant (part-time and casual)

Apply now Job no: 493475
Work type: Casual
Location: Chipping Norton
Categories: Catering

Do you want to work for an organisation whose everyday mission and values is to make positive imapcts in people's lives?

Are you an experienced kitchen-hand?

Do you want to do work that is meaningful and purposeful?

We are looking for a passionate, customer-centric and highly organised Catering Assistant to join our team at Scalabrini Chipping Norton!

We have a variety of openings including some weekend shifts. 

The role

Working closely with the Chef Manager and Cooks, you will be responsible for:

  • The preparation and service of high-quality, nutritious meals for 120 Village residents.
  • Food preparation, basic cooking, food presentation and plating, and food delivery/service to dining areas.
  • Providing exceptional service, ensuring that residents receive a warm welcome, individualised attention, and responsive service.
  • Work in accordance with the NSW Food Safety Act and HACCP Principles.
  • Maintain an exceptional standard of hygiene and cleanliness for all cooking and food service areas.
  • Ensure that all temperature checks are taken and recorded as per the schedules.
  • Assist with stock control, rotation of stock, and receipting deliveries.
  • Participate in audits and continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Contribute to a harmonious and cooperative team culture based on mutual respect and trust.

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in food preparation within a commercial kitchen, preferably in an aged care or health services environment.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts AM/PM weekdays and weekends.
  • Knowledge of the NSW Food Safety Act and HACCP Principles.
  • Knowledge of WHS and infection control principles.
  • Good communication skills and a strong commitment to customer service excellence.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Certificate III in Hospitality or equivalent qualification desirable.
  • Ability to speak and/or understand Italian or other languages desirable.


  • Work close to home in Chipping Norton! (We offer parking On-site and close location to Warwick Farm and Liverpool train stations)
  • Tax Free Salary Packaging as you will be working for a non-for-profit organisation.
  • A generous employee referral program!
  • A supportive team environment


About Scalabrini:

Scalabrini is a not-for-profit, aged care organisation upholding the Italian traditions of community, mutual help, family and Christian faith with 6 aged care villages across NSW (5 within Sydney Metro), we offer outstanding care to the frail aged and people living with dementia.


The successful applicant will need to meet the requirements of a Criminal History Check as per the Aged Care Act 1997.

Scalabrini supports diversity and equal opportunity in the workplace.

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