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. Find out more about the Hospo Start programme here.

If you’re 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

SAVINGS & VALUES

Lydia O’Hanlon

Seeking: kitchen hand, dishy

New to the hospitality industry, I am looking for an entry level role as a kitchen hand to start working towards my goal of becoming a chef one day. I believe my communication skills, quick thinking and ability to work at a fast pace would make me a good fit for this role. I look forward to learning more about hospitality and am excited to improve my skills.

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South Auckland

Blake Henderson

Seeking: Barista

With previous experience working as a barista, I am looking to upskilling and developing my skills in the industry. I am a hard worker and would be a strong team player. Long term I am really looking forward to growing as a barista and eventually be in a managerial role.

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West Auckland

Courtney Pilkington

Seeking: Front of House

New to the hospitality industry with previous experience in retail, I am looking for an entry level front of house role. I believe that my customer service skills and hands-on approach would make me a good candidate for this position. I am a positive and hard-working person, looking to upskill and learn more about the hospitality industry.

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West Auckland

David Dobson

Seeking: Runner

After working in the kitchen, I have decided to make the move to front of house. I’m looking for a runner’s position to take the first step on the ladder. I believe my ability to work under pressure and multitask make me a good fit for this role. I look forward to learning along the way.

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West Auckland

Joshua Garrison

Seeking: Barista

I am committed and always keen on learning, with a love and passion for coffee. I am quick on my feet, respectful to my seniors and enjoy supporting new members to hospitality and believe these qualities would add value to the workplace.

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Central Auckland

Matthew Shaskey

Seeking: Junior Bartender

Friendly with a good sense of humour, and a passion for writing and music. I am seeking a role as a junior bar tender where my creativity and ability to think on my feet can be of value. I strongly believe in self-improvement and kindness to others. At the end of the day I want to make sure customers have a great experience.

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Central Auckland

Silvia Noue Mohetuki

Seeking: Kitchen Hand

Loyal and observant with a love for reading and cooking, I am seeking a role as a kitchenhand where my attention to detail and passion for cooking and experimenting with food can be of value. I would contribute to your team by listening well to instructions and pushing myself to see what I can achieve.

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Central Auckland