Job Description

  • Great learning and development opportunities across Compass that is varied and exciting!
  • Uniform and safety shoes provided
  • Great team and manager!

Why work for Compass Group?

We are New Zealand's leading provider of food services enriching your day every day and every step of the way! We're turning ordinary acts of service into extraordinary experiential moments serving clients across New Zealand bringing together the best and brightest people to meet the needs of our guests and clients. As experts in food solutions, we build food experiences for our customers whether it be at a café, school, arena, hospital and all the way to remote defence sites. With innovative and talented teams across New Zealand, we transform experiences from being GOOD to GREAT.

Medirest (our healthcare brand) provides specialist food, hospitality and support services to residents and patients in hospitals and senior living facilities throughout New Zealand.

So, that's a little bit about what we do, now to 'what will you be doing with us?'

We are looking for an enthusiastic Chef to assist with the management of our team at our Senior Living site in Hillsborough, Auckland. Hours of work are, full time 40 hours over 7 days.

This role is for someone that is responsible, reliable, honest and consistent in delivering high quality food. Flexibility is a must in regard to rosters and function catering. Previous experience in a café, carvery and a la carte environment is preferred. Being friendly and approachable is essential for this role.

In this position you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of meals according to specific dietary requirements and dietitian recipes and ensuring the quality of every dish we serve! You will need to be able to deliver the menus while maintaining food cost as well as ensuring the health and wellbeing of our customers through allergen and nutrition management.

Our Perfect team member:

As our perfect candidate, you will already have at least 3 years' proven work experience in a similar chef position and you will hold food safety certificates (Unit Standard 167 and 168). Being computer literate is a must. You will have a confident and creative cooking style with a strong emphasis on quality and presentation and be a great communicator. You will competently juggle multiple demands within a challenging environment but most importantly you will demonstrate a passion for great food, customer service and quality.

Some of the great things we will provide:

Our people are awesome, they breathe life into our brands and make great things happen! Our strength comes from the combination of the things we have in common - our shared values, vision, and purpose and to make our commitment unique for you - RESPECT, GROWTH and TEAMWORK are the founding pillars of these commitments. We are an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Join the Compass family where you can make a difference and be part of something unique. We are a people business and people are the heart of our business hence we ensure we pull out all the stops such that you can have a rewarding and excellent career and we'll provide the benefits, training & development, recognition and sense of achievement to go with it.. Why wait, join us now!

- Please note that a full security clearance and police vet is required.

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

How to apply:

All our recruitment is completed online via our careers website Please create a candidates profile and apply for the role/s online. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity please follow this link to apply:,5583.html


Go to our website and search for: Reference # 5583

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Great People, Real Opportunities


Compass Group NZ

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:



Auckland City


$20.00 - $150.00+ per hour