Kitchen Assistant/Cook - Te Hopai Home, Newtown

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop a career in the food industry? Are you motivated to learn and keen to put a smile on our resident’s faces by serving amazing meals?

We have an exciting opportunity for a reliable and energetic individual with a friendly can-do attitude to join our kitchen team at Te Hopai Home and Hospital where we serve over 900 meals every day to the 150 residents.

This position offers a real opportunity to develop from a Kitchen Assistant to a Cook and over time undertake our Apprenticeship programme to become a qualified Chef. We are prepared to invest time, training, and support for someone who possesses the right attitude, and motivation to be successful. Come and work alongside our experienced Chefs and learn all the tricks of the trade!

The ideal candidate will:
- support our talented chefs by keeping the kitchen clean and doing dishes.
- assist with preparing, cooking, and serving wholesome food based on an established menu.
- be able to work safely in an industrial kitchen with large hot pots and trays.
- be an exceptional team player with a flexible and committed attitude.
- be resilient and able to work under pressure in a busy and dynamic environment.

This is a full-time permanent position working rostered shifts Monday to Sunday, and requires someone with a natural passion for food, cooking, and baking – and willingness to learn, grow and develop their career.

For more information call Karen on 027 276 5974.

Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand. Please specify your current status on your job application correspondence.

To help protect us and our community against COVID-19, we will ask applicants to disclose their vaccine status within our recruitment process. As outlined by the Government Vaccine Mandate, this role does require someone who is fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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