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2nd Cook/ Cook (casual)

Balclutha, South Otago

If you are comfortable in a commercial kitchen environment and are committed to providing a quality food service then we would love to hear from you.


About Us

An Enliven home, Holmdene has 35 residents who are supported at hospital and rest home level of care. It’s a home integral to the community and one of 7 Presbyterian Support Otago Enliven homes to have 4 year certification. That is testament to the quality of our systems, processes, living and working environments – and especially our staff. 

Presbyterian Support Otago is a major provider of health & social services to the people of Otago. We employ in excess of 700 and are supported by over 500 volunteers. We’re central to the communities in which we provide services and your role is central to all we do.   


About the Role

This is a casual position to cover staff absences. You will need to be flexible as you could be working any day of the week. Your shifts will begin at 10:30am and finish at 6:30pm. Training will be provided for the suitable person. 

Your duties will be assisting with preparation and cooking of meals for residents, general kitchen duties and washing dishes.  

In this role you will provide an efficient and effective food service, presenting meals in an appealing and appetizing manner, in accordance with the Enliven Philosophy.

About You

The ideal person will have good organisational skills, be reliable, efficient and hard working. Team work, personal effectiveness, communication, problem-solving and responding to change are important to this role. You should also have:

  • Experience in bulk catering and baking skills
  • Food Handling Qualifications 167 & 168
  • Initiative and flair with cooking

Experience working with older people is preferable as is the willingness to undertake professional development. You will have excellent time management along with the ability to build relationships and work under pressure.  


For further information or applicant queries please contact Jo Hobson, Manager of Holmdene on 03 418 1468.

Applications close on 11 March 2021.  

Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received and this vacancy may close prior to the above closing

  • Classifications: Accommodation & Food Services
  • Company: Presbyterian Support Otago - Holmdene
  • Work Type: Casual
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand
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