Kitchen Assistant

Blenheim - Negotiable

Part Time Application Closes 09 Jun 2024 Marlborough - Blenheim Cook Mo tenei turanga mahi | About this role Permanent Part-time Position 5.45 am - 1.45 pm shifts on a rotating roaster Competitive hourly rate Our Kitchen Assistants are responsible for helping to provide meals for our residents at Waterlea Lifecare, working within a cohesive and well-established team environment. We only want the best for our residents, which is why we are seeking a reliable, helpful professional. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where we value career pathways and positive work ethics. This is a busy rest home kitchen where you will be undertaking manual tasks and assisting the cook as requested. Experience is not essential as on the job training will be provided to ensure you succeed in this position. This is a physical role where time on your feet is needed, and a good level of physical fitness is required. He pukenga tou | Skills andamp; Experience Experience working in a kitchen, preferably a commercial kitchen would be preferred however on the job training will be provided. Basic cookery and food hygiene skills. Very good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work within a team environment and be a team player. Availability for morning, afternoon and weekend shifts. Understanding of Nga Paerewa sector standards and applying the Treaty of Waitangi standards in the workplace. Nga mea e tukuna ana e tatau | What we offer our employees The opportunity to work within a progressive environment and with an organisation that has a solid focus to ensure the delivery of respectful and caring services that is safe for residents and staff. Collaborative and inclusive working environment with approachable and supportive management. Attractive hourly rate and weekend allowances Nau mai haere mai ki Heritage Lifecare | Welcome to Heritage Lifecare Heritage Lifecare is a trusted aged care provider to over 2,500 people, providing residential aged care services and care homes throughout New Zealand. We are driven to nurture and grow environments that feel like home by promoting inclusion, interaction, and strong community values. Waterlea Lifecare is a 61-bed Care Home, located in the sunny Marlborough town of Blenheim. Our team comes from all around the world and are open and welcoming to people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. But we are all connected in our Heritage community by our passion for caring and empathy. Why would you want to work anywhere else? We recognize the Treaty of Waitangi and its importance to Maori and how it applies to the work at Heritage Lifecare. This includes adhering to the concepts of whanaungatanga, whakapapa and manaakitanga when dealing with people to foster an environment where people can work together with ease and understanding. Our team is built on the foundation of respecting individuals, both residents and staff. We pride ourselves on creating a ''Better every day'' for our residents.