Cook

Listed 5 days Ago
Heritage Lifecare Ltd
Healthcare

We have an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team as a Cook on a Permanent Full Time basis at Chiswick Park Lifecare, Palmerston North.

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

Chiswick Park Lifecare is a 51-bed care home located in the city of Palmerston North. The region has stunning scenery, picturesque parks, beaches and walkways – making it an exciting place to work and live. Have a great pace of life, with a short commute, affordable housing in welcoming communities, and many great amenities - including a university, recreational facilities 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 Chiswick Park 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, PM, Weekend and Night shifts
  • 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.