Cook

Listed 26 days Ago
Heritage Lifecare Ltd
Healthcare

An exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team as a Permanent Part Time Cook has arisen at Annie Brydon Lifecare, Taranaki

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

Annie Brydon Lifecare is a 68-bed care home and hospital with a 48-unit village, located in the Taranaki town of Hawera. The region has stunning scenery, picturesque parks, beaches, coastal walkways, and the majestic Mount Taranaki – making it a great place to work, live and raise a family.  Have a wonderful pace of life, with few traffic woes, affordable housing, and many great amenities - including cafes and schools. Why would you want to work anywhere else?

The Opportunity

Our Cooks are responsible for helping to provide meals for our residents at Annie Brydon Lifecare. We only want the best for our clients, 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.

Applicants should have the following:

  • Shifts include AM and Weekend shifts (weekend cook, Saturday, Sunday and Monday - 8:30am to 3:00pm)
  • Demonstrate a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance
  • Have sound knowledge of nutrition and dietetics
  • Aware of the cultural dimensions of food
  • Be forward thinking and proactive in approach
  • Have excellent awareness of food safety
  • Able to lead a team
  • Aged care experience preferred
  • NZQA qualifications in cooking and baking preferred
  • A First Aid certificate is preferred but not essential
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand

If you want to work for one of New Zealand’s largest and most progressive aged care employers, we would like to hear from you.

We review applications once received. Hence, interviews could take place before the closing date of this advertisement. If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible to increase your chance of an interview. 

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