Kitchen Assistant - Domestic Services

Start your Food Service Career here - Great Lower Hutt location - Part-time work available in our Domestic Services Team.

Do you love all things about food? Do you want to be part of the team that provides the meals for our staff, visitors and patients within the Hutt Hospital, enabling them to perform their duties and gain the nutrition for better health and wellbeing?

Are you looking for the perfect place to gain a variety skills and experience within a Kitchen Service; and supported while you work towards qualifications within the Hospitality/Food Services?

We currently need to fill two positions that would suit someone looking for afternoon/evening work during the week or over the weekend. This ideally could suit a student.

Hours available are either:

  •  Monday to Sunday 4.30pm – 7.30pm (rostered over 5 days)
  •  Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 4.30pm – 7.30pm 

As a Kitchen Assistant you will work within the Kitchen team assisting with the running of the cafeteria and kitchen. As part of the role you will prepare and provide healthy food options for our hospital staff, work on the ‘tray line’ preparing our patients meals and delivering patient meals around the hospital wards. You may also be required to assist with the preparation of meals for our ‘Meals on Wheels’ programme.

To work with us you will need to:

  • Demonstrate flexibility, and be able to move to new tasks as required
  • Be able to multitask
  • Work well within a team
  • Ideally have previous knowledge or experience in a commercial kitchen (not essential)
  • Have a level 2 or 3 food qualification (desirable)
  • Be fit and active


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email Debbie Jennings, Manager, Domestic Services at indicate the vacancy number 8111320-18  and job title in the subject line.


Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 8111320-18

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018