$20.00 - $25.00 hourly
  • Arena Living
  • Mount Eden Gardens Village Mount Eden Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 17 Mar, 2021
Part time Hospitality, Tourism and Travel

Job Description

About the business

Mt Eden Gardens Arena Living is a small, boutique retirement village with a friendly community and family-like spirit in the heart of Mt Eden Village. Our dedicated team strive to ensure our residents are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to delight and enrich their lives every day.

About the role

The Cook is an all-rounder, sole charge role and responsible for cooking a traditional Sunday roast dinner for our residents. We provide homecooked style food for our residents, so this is a great position for someone who has experience cooking for their family or wishes to improve their cooking skills in an autonomous environment.

Qualifications Required

The ideal candidate must have relevant kitchen experience and a current First Aid certificate is preferable.


2:00pm – 6:30pm Sunday

Permanent Contract

Experience/Knowledge Required

  • Sound Hospitality experience
  • Sound food preparation experience
  • Demonstrated competence in a similar role
  • Highly motivated and able to take initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment at all times

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • The ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team, and be highly responsible and reliable
  • The ability to focus attention on our resident needs while remaining calm and courteous

What we can offer:

  • A competitive market rate
  • A day off for your birthday - to celebrate you
  • An experienced and supportive culture
  • An engaging and positive work environment
  • The opportunity to work with a dedicated and enthusiastic village team


As part of our ongoing commitment to our resident’s’ safety, police checks will be requested for the successful applicant.

As we are an Essential Service business, you should be prepared to work during any civil emergency, and during all COVID levels.

Applicants must hold New Zealand Citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency, or a Valid New Zealand Work Permit.


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