Dunstan Hospital Services is employing someone to fulfil a part-time permanent role of Kitchenhand. This role will be providing catering for our inpatient ward, meals on wheels and our Quail Café.  The successful applicant will need to be flexible with their start and finish times to suit the needs of the hospital. There will be an opportunity for additional hours to cover for leave. 


Days and hours of work will be as listed below. Please note penal rates apply for weekends and public holidays worked.


Kitchen Hand: 

Thursday & Friday:  6 am to 2 pm (excludes public holidays)


Applicants will need to:

  • Have previous kitchen experience preferably in a commercial kitchen. 

  • Be enthusiastic and have a good sense of humour.

  • Excellent time management skills whilst being able to work under pressure and unsupervised.

  • Be willing to learn new skills - loves cooking/baking.

  • Have an eye for detail verging on fussy.

  • Have confident communication skills with all levels of personnel and patients.   Please note this role will involve some patient interaction whilst undertaking this role.

  • Abide by our confidentiality policies and procedures.

  • Show a high standard of personal presentation.   A uniform will be supplied.

  • It is essential you are Covid-19 vaccinated.


If you are interested in applying, please contact: 


Debbie Reece, Team Leader, Hospital Services

Phone:  027 489 3506



This position will remain open until we find our suitable candidates.