Chef - Vincentian Home Kitchen, Wellington

- Wednesday & Thursday (8:30am -5:00pm)

Are you an experienced Chef seeking that work/life balance? This is a part time position working Wednesday and Thursday to cover the Kitchen Manager’s days off. We require a reliable and hardworking individual that shares our passion for food and service.

This rewarding position is located at Vincentian Home and Hospital Kitchen, known for its homely and supportive environment. Nestled in the suburb of Berhampore, this home caters for 51 residents providing a full range of aged care needs with the aim of being more than a place to rest your head.

With a set menu, you will be a hands-on Chef responsible for running the food service for all residents. You will love preparing, cooking and serving wholesome meals that are freshly produced every day. It will also be your responsibility to make sure the kitchen stays clean and hazard-free. To be successful in this role you need to be able to multitask and show good communication skills with both the Vincentian Staff and our Chef Manager.

The ideal candidate will have:
- a passion for food
- experience preparing, cooking and serving wholesome food
- an interest in baking
- an understanding of dietary requirements and food control regulations
- experience managing product quality standards and service delivery
- excellent communication skills and a flexible/can-do, committed attitude
- ability to work unsupervised

To be successful in this role you need to have a friendly disposition and enjoy interacting with Rest home staff and residents on a regular basis. This position is a pivotal part of our team and requires a cook/chef with relevant experience, or a relevant qualification either in culinary arts or professional cookery with 1-2 years‘ relevant experience.

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.

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens/residents or eligible to work in New Zealand. Please specify your current status in your job application correspondence, and if on a work visa what type and expiry date.

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