Casual Kitchen and Cafe Assistants | Burwood Hospital

Are you looking for a more meaningful work in the hospitality industry?  Burwood Hospital want to hear from Cooks/Kitchen Assistants and café staff who are interested in working on a casual basis.  

Burwood Hospital are looking for a reliable, punctual and motivated kitchen assistant to join our team on a casual basis, working across 7 days per week as and when required.

Our cooks and kitchen assistants are responsible for carrying out general kitchen and cleaning duties, washing dishes, preparing and presenting food and providing great customer service.

Our Café staff are responsible for carrying out our general cafe duties such as working on the till, presenting and serving food, restocking shelves, keeping the dining room clean and tidy, all whilst providing great customer service.

Our perfect candidate;

  • Hard working team player
  • Reliable with good time management
  • Flexible approach and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have previous food preparation experience
  • Passionate about serving great food, customer service and quality

For the Kitchen Assistants/Cooks - Experience working in a similar position and a food safety certificate (Unit Standard 167) is desirable but not essential.

We have casual positions available – therefore the hours are not guaranteed, so we are ideally looking for candidates who are flexible and adaptable in their hours and able to flex up to cover planned and unplanned staff leave when required.

For training purposes we need candidates to be available to work daylight hours (0630 – 1900) – once you are competent in your role you would be eligible for working shifts outside of these hours. 

Note*To apply for this position you must be available to work weekends between 0630 - 1900

Please state clearly in your covering letter the minimum and maximum hours you are generally able to work each week.

If you are passionate about the food industry and want flexibility in your work then please express your interest today!

To find out more contact Taryn MacGregor, Recruitment Specialist on

Applications are only accepted online so please click the "Apply Now" button below to send us your CV and covering letter


Job no: 233788

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Apply Now!