Catering Assistant, Henderson, Auckland

Catering Assistant (Part Time)

- Passion for Food / Excellence in Service
- Ons Dorp – Dutch Retirement Home - Henderson
- Wed to Fri 2.30pm – 7.30pm; Sat - Sun 7am – 2.30pm

We are seeking a reliable individual who enjoys interacting with the elderly and making their day by serving amazing meals. This rewarding role is perfect for someone looking for a part time position allowing more time for family and friends.

Ons Dorp is a Retirement and Lifestyle Village with a Dutch flavour that caters for the care centre and village residents. The successful candidate will need to be compassionate and warm, and able to work with respect for and in support of the home’s mission and values.

Rostered Wednesday to Friday 2.30pm to 7.30pm, and Saturday - Sunday 7am – 2.30pm, you will be working 29 hours per week. The afternoon/evening shift works unsupervised to serve the evening meal after the chef has finished for the day so requires someone who can take initiative, problem solve, and keep on top of the different quantities and dietary requirements of residents. You will also be responsible for ensuring the kitchen is left sparkly and clean for the next day.

The ideal candidate will:
- be friendly and engaging with a flexible, committed, can-do attitude,
- support our talented chefs by keeping the kitchen clean and doing dishes,
- be able to work safely in a commercial kitchen with large hot pots and trays,
- be able to follow instructions to prepare and serve delicious and wholesome meals.
- be an exceptional team player who is able to take responsibility and work unsupervised.
- have a practical understanding of New Zealand Food Control and Safety Regulations.
- have good time management skills.

We consider applications as they come through, so don’t delay … apply today attaching a current CV and cover letter outlining why you are interested in this position.

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