Kitchen Assistant

Heritage Lifecare - Nelson City - Nelson/Marlborough

We are Heritage

At Heritage Lifecare, we provide residential aged care services and facilities throughout New Zealand to over 2,500 people.  As a trusted aged care provider, our successful growth has stemmed from the ability to nurture and grow environments that feel like home – promoting inclusion, interaction and strong community values. Respecting individuals, both residents and staff, is the foundation stone on which Heritage Lifecare has been built.

Why work anywhere else

Stillwater Lifecare is a modern 69 bed care home and hospital with a 43 unit village located in the sunny city of Nelson, which is a great place to work, live and raise a family. The region has stunning scenery, golden beaches, three national parks, wineries and a warm climate. With an attractive lifestyle, short commutes, affordable housing, welcoming communities and many great amenities including schools and recreational facilities - why work anywhere else?

The Opportunity

Our Kitchen Assistants are responsible for helping our residents at Stillwater Lifecare enjoy a better everyday. We only want the best for our clients and are seeking a caring, empathetic professional. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where career pathways and positive work ethics are important.

Applicants should have the following:

  • Proven experience working in a kitchen, preferably a commercial kitchen
  • Excellent food hygiene skills with a current food hygiene certificate (or the ability to sit one)
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Availability for shift-work (AM, PM, Nights, Weekends)
  • Cooking experience in a commercial kitchen would be advantageous

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you. Please provide a CV, covering letter and completed application form.

Applications will be reviewed as they come in and interviews may be held before the closing date of this advert, so please, if you are interested get your application in as soon as possible to increase your chances.

Please note: to be eligible for this position you must have a legal right to work in New Zealand and be prepared to undergo a police vetting procedure.

Applications close 19 Jun 2019