Cook - Sylvia Park Auckland

If you enjoy cooking, have a love for children and like the idea of becoming an essential member of our centre in Sylvia Park, this could be a great opportunity for you to explore!
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If you enjoy cooking, have a love for children and like the idea of becoming an essential member of our centre in Sylvia Park, this could be a great opportunity for you to explore! 

This amazing team at Sylvia Park is looking for a experienced Cook to join their team. Our centre has a brand new refurbished kitchen, is close to Sylvia Park shopping complex, central to Mt Wellington and Penrose and there is ample off street parking.

You will be joining a team where you are valued, appreciated and recognised, and we will offer you: 

  • 10 days sick leave for full time permanent staff (after 3 months of employment)
  • Fully funded first aid training
  • 50% childcare fees for your child (if relevant) 
  • Discounted healthcare insurance
  • Wellness support services

As Cook, your primary focus is ensuring that all food preparation, presentation and cooking techniques are carried out according to the established recipes, policies and procedures. You will be preparing and cooking nourishing vegetarian meals for approximately 70 children each day. Being able to cater and understand catering for dietary/allergy requirements is a must! 

This in an integral role in the centre, that requires you to be a confident Cook, who takes pride in all areas of your responsibility. You will need to have strong organisational and time management skills and be a clear communicator. There will be some cleaning and laundry tasks required as part of this busy role.  

This is a full time position of 40 hours a week in which you will work between the hours of 7:30am-4:30pm or 8:00am-5:00pm with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break each day.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Kindercare police vet all potential employees.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Auckland, Sylvia Park

140 Aranui Rd
1060 Auckland Directions sylviapark@kindercare.co.nz 095255896

What we offer our Team

  • Ongoing Professional Development

    Skilled, experienced internal and external facilitators, and workshops; Leadership Development and Career Pathways

  • Professional and Career Support

    Support and mentoring for provisionally registered Teachers; fully funded Teacher registration and First Aid training

  • Additional Remuneration Benefits

    10 days sick leave for full-time, permanent team members after 3 months employment; 50% childcare fees for our team

  • Wellbeing Plan

    Funded flu vaccine, funded confidential counselling service

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