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Kaikoura Health - Cook

Canterbury District Health Board
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Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Are you looking for a new opportunity? We have a cook role for you!

About us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Kaikoura Health Te Hā O Te Ora delivers Integrated Family Health Services across primary and secondary care services alongside aged residential care in our new purpose built facility. Operating as one team provides the community with a seamless health service with one 'front door' for health services; working closely with all other health providers in the district.

The Kaikoura Health Leadership Team is committed to reducing health inequalities within the health system, working as one team to ensure easy access to coordinated health care. The focus is on supporting people to stay well in their community; with ready access to tertiary healthcare when needed.

Our vision - 'Deliver a patient centred, sustainable, evidence-based, health service that provides equity of access for everyone and empowers people to take greater responsibility for their own health and enables them to stay well in their own homes.'

About the role

  • Kaikoura Health Te Ha o Te Ora - require proactive, confident and energetic Cook to join their team on a fixed term 32 per hour week contract
  • Your punctuality, reliability and excellent interpersonal skills will ensure you contribute positively as part of the team, preparing food for patients under clean and safe conditions
  • Adhere to guidelines of Cultural Safety and the Treaty of Waitangi

Skills and experience

  • Understand Health and Safety NZ legislation
  • Customer Service and Hospitality experience preferred
  • Whakawhanaungatanga (ability to forge and foster relationships)
  • Whakamanaakitanga (ability to treat others with respect, encouragement and support)
  • Whakakotahitanga (ability to work in your role and actively participate and align this to our organisational values and goals)

Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You.
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes.

If this role is something that sounds exciting to you, please apply now!

E koekoe te tūi, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kereru!

It takes all people!

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Karli Te Aotonga, Recruitment Specialist - Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377923 or email

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

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