Cook - Iona, Oamaru

  • Location: Iona - North Otago
  • Closing Date: 14-08-2020

We are looking for an experienced Cook to join our Food Services Team at Iona Care Home in Oamaru.

This is a permanent position working 40 hours per week, Friday to Tuesday.  You will start at 8.30am and finish at 5pm.  In the weekends you will be in charge of the kitchen.

The ideal person will have good organisational skills, be reliable, efficient and hard working.  Team work, personal effectiveness, communication, problem-solving and responding to change are important to this role. 

Applicants should also have:

  • Experience in bulk catering and baking skills
  • Food Handling Qualifications 167 & 168 or be working towards them

This is a busy kitchen where we are providing up to 150 meals at midday which encompasses the Care Home, Oamaru Hospital and Iona Cottages.

If you are comfortable in a commercial kitchen environment and are committed to providing a quality food service then we would love to hear from you.


An Enliven home, Iona has 79 residents who are supported at hospital and rest home level of care. It’s a home integral to the community and one of 8 Presbyterian Support Otago Enliven homes to have 4 year certification. That is testament to the quality of our systems, processes, living and working environments – and especially our staff.

As a major provider of health & social services to the people of Otago, PSO employs over 700 people, supported by over 500 volunteers. Only those people with a legal right to work in NZ should apply. All applications must be submitted on the official Employment Application Form by clicking “Apply Now”


For further information please contact Diane Waldron, Food Services Manager at Iona on 03 437 1870

Applications close 5pm Friday 14 August 2020.

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