Kitchen Manager - St Johns Wood

Our St Johns Wood retirement and aged care centre in Taupo are looking for an enthusiastic Kitchen Manager to join their team.

Forget what you know about aged care food, at Oceania, we are using cutting edge techniques to create flavoursome food for our residents. This means that you will:

  • Be able to express your creativity and passion for cooking
  • Be involved in changing the impression of food in Care Centres
  • Lead a hard-working kitchen team
  • Receive training and support from our National Culinary Manager
  • Have full time hours that allow you to maintain a healthy work life balance.

Working in a team environment, your role is to support the provisions of food service operations under the direction of senior management.

Leading a dedicated team, you will be passionate about cooking and serving meals that not only look good but tastes amazing. Kindness and care of needs of the residents comes naturally to you. You will be a team player, with a positive 'can do attitude' who is always ready to go the extra mile.

What you'll bring:

  • 5+ years' experience in a similar role
  • A culinary qualification, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent customer and people relationship skills
  • Safe food hygiene handling certificates Safe Food NZQA 167, 168, 20666 or 27955
  • Respect for resident confidentiality
  • Excellent time management and leadership skills
  • Passion and commitment
  • The right to work in New Zealand.

About Us

We are a leading provider of aged care services, with over 40 sites across New Zealand. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional and innovative care and hospitality services that delight our residents.

At Oceania, we build villages, not just homes. Places designed to enable our residents to live the way they always have, with value, purpose and connection to the things that matter most. We're led by them, and it's this shared belief in better that makes our approach different.

We Kiwis have a proud tradition of striving for better, which doesn't stop, no matter our age. That's why we're reimagining the retirement living and aged care experience. Because you've always strived for better, so do we.

Take the next step and apply today.

Administration Assistant - St Johns Wood

Our St Johns Wood retirement and aged care centre in Taupo are looking for an enthusiastic part time Administration Assistant to join their team.

The role is for 20 hours per week, Mon-Fri and hours can be agreed to fit around your lifestyle/family. Our Centre is growing and there will also be the opportunity to evolve the role and pick up extra hours as we expand.

Reporting directly to the Business and Care Manager and the Administrator, you will be responsible for first impressions and administrative functions ensuring the smooth running of service delivery. You will deliver an exceptional experience for all residents and guests.

You will be a team player, who has professional customer service and can bring style and calm to a busy and demanding role.

What you'll bring:

  • 3+ years' experience in a customer facing or similar position
  • Experience with payroll and accounts payable, petty cash and suppliers
  • Passion for engaging with residents and providing administrative assistance
  • A commitment to ensuring that all resident issues/complaints are escalated promptly and completely
  • Excellent computer skills
  • The right to work in New Zealand.

About Us

We are a leading provider of aged care services, with over 40 sites across New Zealand. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional and innovative care and hospitality services that delight our residents.

At Oceania, we build villages, not just homes. Places designed to enable our residents to live the way they always have, with value, purpose and connection to the things that matter most. We're led by them, and it's this shared belief in better that makes our approach different.

We Kiwis have a proud tradition of striving for better, which doesn't stop, no matter our age. That's why we're reimagining the retirement living and aged care experience. Because you've always strived for better, so do we.

Take the next step and apply today.

Kitchen Assistant - St Johns Wood

We are seeking a part time Kitchen Assistant at St Johns Wood, Taupo.

You will be assisting with meal preparation and general kitchen duties and be passionate about preparing food to a high-quality standard. Mostly for morning and afternoon tea and you will be responsible for assisting our healthcare team in serving our residents for their lunch and evening meal.

In return you will have access to NZ accredited training and development opportunities with ongoing mentoring by our experienced kitchen team.

Key Requirements:

  • The ability to work on a rostered shift basis
  • Baking skills an advantage
  • Great communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Experience in a similar environment would be an advantage
  • Eye for detail
  • Ability to follow set cleaning procedures
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit

Oceania Healthcare is a leading provider of aged care services, with over 40 sites located in metropolitan areas across New Zealand. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional and innovative care and hospitality services that delight our residents.

To discover more about working with Oceania Healthcare visit our Careers website at careers.oceaniahealthcare.co.nz

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