Job Description

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

A bit about Compass Group:

We are New Zealand's leading and largest provider of food and support services across multiple industry sectors including Business and Industry, Education, Defence, Offshore and Remote, Aged Care, Hospitals and Senior Living. These industry sectors and managed by our sub brands Eurest, Chartwells, Restaurant Associates, Medirest, and ESS. We specialise in turning ordinary acts of service into extraordinary experiential moments for our clients. With innovative and talented teams across New Zealand, we transform experiences from being GOOD to GREAT.

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.

Medirest is our healthcare brand providing specialist food, hospitality and support services to residents and patients in hospitals, aged care and senior living facilities throughout New Zealand.

About the role and who we are looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Café Assistant to work at our Senior Living site in Hillsborough, Auckland. Hours of work are Permanent, full-time. Hours of work are part-time 28 hours a week.

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.

Join the Compass family where you can make a difference and be part of something unique. People are the heart of our business; hence we ensure you will have a rewarding career path supported by employee benefits, training & development and recognition along the way.

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.

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Great People, Real Opportunities


Compass Group NZ

Job type:

Part Time

Hours of work:



Auckland City


$20.00 - $25.00 per hour