Weekend cook / Kitchen Assistant

Wellington - Porirua City

Longview Home, Tawa


Are you passionate about the wellbeing of older people, enthusiastic but calm and well organised with great interpersonal skills and sense of humour?  A commitment to Enliven’s Eden philosophy of care is a key component of this permanent role.  If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. 


We are looking for a person with a passion for food, and an ability to cook meals during the weekends (or Friday / Saturday) while providing kitchen assistance on some week days. If you want to join a great team - working within our Eden philosophy to care for our residents, then please apply now. 


Ongoing education is a key requirement of the role along with having the following attributes:

  • Reliable, punctual, honest, respectful and flexible
  • Good sense of humour and the ability to work well in a team
  • Promotes resident choice and independence
  • Good oral communication and written documentation
  • A level 3 NZ certificate in catering services (food preparation pathway) is preferable.


Enliven is a not for profit service specialising in the support of older people.  Enliven offers staff a supportive environment, continual education and ongoing career opportunities.


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


Enliven operates a Smoke Free policy


Closing Date: 24th January 2019


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