Kitchen Assistant - Vickery Court (Invercargill)

Mō mātou | About us:

PSS is Southland’s largest social services and aged care provider with over 450 staff and extensive community outreach.  Our vision is a community where all people can make the most of their strengths and feel included, valued and safe.

To make this vision a reality, we assist and encourage people facing life’s challenges. Our two service arms, Family Works and Enliven, provide a range of services in response to the changing needs of individuals and family/whānau in the wider community of Southland.

We work to enable a positive and lasting change for everyone in our community and offer support services to people regardless of their beliefs, ethnicity or background.

Vickery Court is located on North Road and offers a range of services including residential, hospital and respite care to the elderly within our community.

Mō te tūraka | About the role:

We are on the lookout for a superstar Kitchen Assistant to join our team preparing healthy nutritious food for our residents.  This is a permanent part time position, minimum of thirty-two (32) hours per week, for a committed team player with the opportunity to learn and grow.

As we provide our residents meals seven days a week an ability to work rostered weekends will be a requirement of the role.

Ngā pūkenga | What you will need to be successful:

At Vickery Court, we aim to operate as a well-oiled machine to ensure that our residents get the best quality from us.   To be successful in the role you will need to be able to work as part of a team, have an understanding of food handling requirements (or a willingness to learn), be able to work in a fast-paced environment and follow direction. 

Ngā kawenga | Key Responsibilities:

The role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Food preparation
  • Service to our residents
  • Setting of tables

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply:

If you keen to join our kitchen team and provide an exceptional food service for our residents then we want to hear from you! 

Simply apply by sending your Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to 

Please note to be considered for this role you will need to have the right to work in New Zealand.

Pre-employment checks may include criminal history check, drug and alcohol testing and a medical assessment.