Cook

Employer
Age Care
Location
Glenwarren, British Columbia
Salary
To be determined
Posted
January 26, 2023
Closes
February 26, 2023
Ref
LW1150387
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible

Position: Cook

Casual - Glenwarren

Reporting to the Director of Culinary Services or Dietary Manager, the Cook is responsible for preparation and delivery of all foods for residents, guests and employees.

Key Responsibilities

  • To prepare and/or be responsible for the preparation/delivery of all foods for residents, guests and employees;
  • To review menus and production sheets before preparing meals and prepare and serve them properly and attractively;
  • To ensure use of proper food handling techniques;
  • To complete daily temperature audits for fridge, freezers and storerooms and record findings on daily audit form;
  • To prepare and serve foods for therapeutic /speciality diets according to planned menus;
  • To make menu substitutions as necessary and record these in designated place;
  • To adhere to time schedules for service of meals and nourishments;
  • To follow daily production charts, standardized recipes and daily composite menus, while working within a set budget;
  • To comply with all provincial/municipal regulations and established dietary department policies and procedures;
  • To participate actively in planning/preparing special occasion and theme meal days;
  • To attend department and facility staff meetings, in-services and other necessary training sessions;
  • To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it;
  • To participate in the Quality Improvement Program;
  • To follow and comply with health and safety legislation and departmental safe job procedures;
  • To work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents);
  • To uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in the Code of Conduct;
  • To complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a Food Handler's Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate preferred
  • Must have experience in large quantity food preparation, preferably in a healthcare or retirement setting
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Provincial Food Premises Regulation and Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
  • Must have knowledge of and experience with special and therapeutic diets
  • Must be physically able to lift and transfer heavy, hot items and stand for majority of shift
  • Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset
  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one

Apply at: https://agecare.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/AgeCare_Careers_External/job/Victoria-British-Columbia-Canada/Casual-Cook-AgeCare-Glenwarren_R22_03805

To meet us in person, please come and see us at The Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Event.
- Free Admission
- Bring Your Resume
Thursday February 23rd, 2023
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Bay Street Armoury
715 Bay Street, Victoria, BC

(1150387h)

 

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