Catering Manager
The Salvation Army
Epsom, New Zealand
14d ago

Job Description :

  • Managing the kitchen and catering requirements for the residential centre
  • Cooking 2 healthy meals a day for a hungry team of staff and residents.
  • Working in a social service setting, supporting homeless people.
  • About Epsom Lodge

    Epsom Lodge is an 85-bed Supportive Accommodation residential facility in Auckland for men and women. Our clients have emergency housing needs often (but not always) accompanied by addiction, mental health and relationship issues.

    We provide 12+ week’s emergency accommodation and support to find suitable long-term accommodation and begin the journey of addressing other life goals.

    We provide 3 meals a day and special occasion morning / afternoon teas. We also occasionally cater for visitors and staff functions.

    About the role

    Reporting to the House Manager, this is a full-time role with oversight of the weekend cook and volunteer helpers. The role includes planning, ordering, preparing and providing healthy, nutritious and tasty meals for our clients and staff on duty with an attention to detail required particularly for those with special dietary requirements.

  • Cooking for up to 100 people at one sitting.
  • Public Holiday work required.
  • Care, understanding and compassion required for our residents
  • You will :

  • Be a fully qualified chef / cook.
  • Have experience in large scale cooking i.e. Army / Navy, residential care facility or restaurant.
  • Have knowledge of Health and Safety requirements, food plan requirements and infection control procedures.
  • Have the ability to supervise and train other staff and volunteers when necessary
  • Applications

    Please apply with CV and application letter to House Manager Epsom Lodge Merrillyne Christensen epsom lodge

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

    Application form can be downloaded from : http : / / / about-us / career-opportunities

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