Entry-level Recruitment

The Hospo Start programme is committed to assisting employers with the challenge of finding people with the right skill set to enter the hospitality industry.

In partnership with the Ministry of Social Development we are part of changing people’s lives, seeing them equipped with entry level skills and mentoring support to gain and maintain employment in hospitality.

“It’s great to see young people being introduced to the industry as a profession. Through Hospo Start, they receive current, interesting, exciting knowledge that is relevant to the hospitality industry today. We have been lucky enough to have had some hard-working and dedicated team members come to us through Hospo Start.”
DISTINCTION HOTEL, HAMILTON

The below candidates have enrolled and graduated from Restaurant Association’s Hospo Start programme and are now actively seeking entry-level positions in hospitality (Auckland Region). Find out more about the Hospo Start programme here.

If you’re in Auckland and interested in hiring a Hospo Start graduate or have reached out to them through their CV information please call us on 0800 737 827 to discuss or email hospostart@restaurantnz.co.nz.


Current Job Seekers

   

Abigail Urlich 

Seeking: Front of House position 

Reliable and diligent in my work, I enjoy working in a team, motivating and encouraging my peers. I work well under pressure and can adapt quickly to a changing environment. Looking for a front of house role where I can ensure every customer leaves happy, receiving the full hospo experience. 

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West Auckland

Connor Hayward

Seeking: Bar back position

I have recently graduated from a military course and moved to Auckland. I am looking for my first position in the hospitality industry and would like to work and learn as much as I can about a bar environment.

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Central Auckland

Kahu Nehua

Seeking: Bar back position

A recent high school graduate interested in the hospo industry. My passions include fashion, specifically ethically sourced, journaling and road trips with friends. My long-term goal is to open my own bar or nightclub. For now, I want to work behind the bar, from the ground up to understand the bar environment. With previous kitchen hand experience, I feel it is time to move behind the bar to follow my passion.

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West / Central Auckland

Michael Hansen

Seeking: Bar back position

As someone who is easy going and friendly, I have great communication skills and am easily approachable by both customers and colleagues alike. Prior work experience has led me to be patient, non-judgmental and adaptable to fit situations that arise. With a long-term goal of opening my own bar I am looking for a customer service role to further develop my skills and career in the hospitality industry.

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West Auckland

Moiaga Fatilau

Seeking: Kitchen Hand role

A friendly and caring individual seeking full time work in the hospitality industry. I have a passion for food and will always offer support to other members of my team. Although I do not have much work experience in hospitality, I am ready to learn and improve my skills that I have learnt in my Hospo Start Course.

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Central Auckland

Dinah- Lee Eccles 

Seeking: Front of House or Bar

Having completed Level 3 at the New Zealand School of Tourism, I’m determined to gain real-world experience in the hospitality industry. I am an eager team oriented individual, looking to take on responsibilities and make a good impression on customers.

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North Shore/ Central Auckland

Heather Turner

Seeking: Bar back position 

I am an ambitious hard-worker who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task I undertake. Having worked in hospitality for over 20 years, I feel I can contribute to any role I am offered. I have an enthusiasm to learn new skills and work well within a team. I am looking to get back into the hospitality industry to deliver the best customer service I can.

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Central Auckland