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45C Ben Lomond Crescent, Pakuranga Heights, Auckland 2010
New Zealand
Phone: (09) 577 5566 (022) 626 9606
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Centre Cook


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Full time, Part time, Casual, Temporary

Job Description:

We have an opportunity for a dedicated and talented cook to join our team starting 07/01/19.  Our fully equipped kitchen is well stocked with all the right tools for you to create amazing dishes for our children

Ideally, the successful candidate will hold a current Food Handling certificate and have experience in safe food practices as required under the Food Act regulations. We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest in providing well prepared, nutritious meals for our enrolled children - our centre provides care to children from a wide range of multicultural backgrounds and so the ability to provide a variety of cultural cuisine is a must.

The hours for the successful candidate are great! The role is part time – you would be working Monday to Friday, normally between 10am - 3.00pm.
Our preferred candidate will be:
•             Experienced in cooking for groups, be it in a childcare centre or other environment
•             Able to work well in a fast-paced environment, at times under pressure.
•             Fit and active, as this is a busy role
•             Excellent at communication and have skills to build rapport with parents and children
•             Able to purchase to a budget
•             Competent in maintaining written records in line with the Food Act requirements
•             Flexible in approach, but also able to work to a daily schedule
•             A real team player with a "can do" attitude
We will support you with:
•             Competitive remuneration of a living wage $20.55 per hour.
•             Guidance and mentoring, professional development.
•             A friendly, fun team environment
If this sounds like the role for you, then please send your current CV and Cover Letter.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.