Kitchen Hand | Willard Home, Palmerston North

Listed 12 days Ago
Hospitality & Leisure

About the Role

As a Kitchen hand, you will be responsible for assisting the Food Services Team Leader to prepare and serve tasty and nutritious means for lunch and dinner. You will also:

  • Prepare and cook morning and afternoon tea
  • Clear tables when all residents have finished eating
  • Ensure meals are served at the appropriate size and temperature 
  • Maintain daily food and fridge temperature checks 

The role is 30 hours per fortnight. The shifts are:

Week 1 | Monday, Tuesday 1600-2000

Week 2 | Monday, Tuesday 1600-2000; Saturday, Sunday 0800-1530

What’s in it for you?

As a learning organisation, you will be provided with full training and support in your role. Enliven may facilitate you gaining a qualification through Career Force!

You will also have the opportunity to be part of a not for profit service specialising in the support of older people. Enliven offers staff a supportive environment, ongoing education and career opportunities.

About you

As well as a passion for the wellbeing of older people, you will be enthusiastic but patient and well organised with great interpersonal skills and sense of humour. You will share our values of empathy, compassion, and respect.

You will also have:

  • Experience working in a kitchen (preferred)
  • Good communication skills
  • High standards of personal hygiene and appearance

About Us

Enliven is a not-for-profit service providing aged residential care to older people in the lower half of the North Island. We believe older people should remain connected to their community and live stimulating and fulfilling lives. All our homes embrace an elder directed model of care called the Eden Alternative. 

How to apply

To apply, please visit to complete the application questions and submit your CV and cover letter.

To discuss the role or for more information, contact Christine Tester on (06) 954 0031 or get in touch at 

Please note: please apply only if you have the legal right to work in New Zealand

As a healthcare provider, Enliven operates a ‘Smoke Free’ policy onsite.

Applications close 03 December 2020

As a community health care provider, Enliven operates a strict smoke free policy across all our sites