Casual Cook - Greymouth

You can be part of the manaaki hauora (Health Industry)!

Are you looking for more meaningful work in the hospitality industry? WellFood is looking for a motivated, reliable and punctual staff to join our team.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This Cook role will form part of our retail cookery team are responsible for ensuring that the needs of each are met to the highest standard. Following standardised recipes and using creative flair to present food that we can be proud of. Of course, the role also includes general kitchen duties such as ensuring stock rotation, cleaning dishes and keeping the kitchen clean and tidy.

This role is a casual role, so exact hours will be discussed at interview stage. Adaptability is essential as the successful candidate will be required to work varying days/hours.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

In this position you will be responsible for carrying out the general café and cleaning duties which will include washing dishes, preparing and presenting food. You will provide great customer service to our tūroro (patients) and their whānau along with the responsibility of cash handling.

Skills required for this role:

  • Hard working team player
  • Reliable with good time management
  • Flexible approach and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Previous experience in a similar environment would be advantageous

Mō mātou | About Us

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Ngā hua | Benefits of working at CDHB

When you work at the Canterbury District Health Board, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

At the DHB, you are part of something greater then yourself and encouraged to your unique self.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site hereContact us on for additional information.

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at CDHB, there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within the Canterbury District Health Board.

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.  It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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Job no: PC1537271

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Sunday the 29th of May 2022