Casual Kitchen Assistant
Where you’ll be working: Taumarunui Hospital
The details: Casual
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for an applicant to join our 7 day a week dietary service who has excellent customer service skills and can work all rostered duties including weekends and public holidays. Duties will include food preparation, meal service and general kitchen duties. Food safety and hygiene and relationships and service.
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Taumarunui Hospital is one of the three Te Whatu Ora, Waikato rural hospitals. It is located about 160 kilometres south of Hamilton, in the heart of the King Country in a picturesque valley surrounded by farmlands. We have a total of 18 beds between the emergency, inpatient, and the primary birthing facility. All services have collaborative relationships within the hospital teams and with community providers in order to ensure an integrated healthcare approach. We have a fantastic, supportive, and multicultural team with varied workloads.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Excellent fitness to work in an environment with heavy physical demands including frequent standing, lifting and humid and busy environment.
Willingness to follow direction and carry out tasks in a timely efficient manner.
Ability to build and maintain positive respectful relationships with customers and team members.
Reliability with an excellent attendance record.
An understanding of hospital kitchen functions, and previous experience in similar roles would be an advantage.
Full training is provided.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Nicole.Rickard@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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