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Date Posted:
Sep 22, 2017

Closing Date:
Oct 23, 2017

Job Status:
Part-Time Permanent

Industry:
Health Occupations

Wage:
$ 18.27-20.64 per hour

Wage Comments:
Per Union Contract

Hours per Week:
28

How to Apply:
e-mail

317079 Hyy 6 & 10 RR#3 , Chatsworth Ontario N0H 1G0
ayork@extendicare.com

Cook

Country Lane

Job Description:

~~Candidates are invited to apply for the position of Cook to work at Country Lane 34-bed long-term care facility, located in Chatsworth Ontario.
 
Reporting to the Dietary Manager, follows established policies, procedures and standards, prepares and serves food for the residents, including the more complex meal preparation for the facility (dinner, sauces, desserts etc.), cleans production area and equipment.
 

~~RESPONSIBILITIES
 
• Reviews regular and therapeutic menus and sets up equipment and supplies for food preparation. Prepares food and nourishments including evening meal following standardized recipes and production sheets. Provides for prescribed diets, including variations in texture. Ensures meals are served on time, at appropriate temperatures and in portion controlled quantities.
• In the absence of the Dietary Manger, decides on menu changes as necessary and ensures that changes are recorded following department procedures.
• Monitors quality and quantity of food supplies ordered, proper operation of kitchen equipment and alerts Manager of problems. Recommends corrective action.
• Directs Dietary Aides in basic food preparation procedures and in serving activities at meal times; assumes responsibility for routine departmental operations in the absence of the Dietary Manager, including staff replacements and service calls for malfunctioning equipment.
• Maintains all required records such as menu changes, delivery receipts, temperature checks; cooperates with other departments to meet resident needs.
 

Work Site Location:

Chatsworth
317079 Hwy 6 & 10 RR#3

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

Must meet one of the three (3) following qualification scenarios: • Chef training or culinary management certificate or diploma from a program that meets the requirements of the OLTCH Act, or • Certificate of qualification as a Cook issued by an authority meeting the requirements of the OLTCH Act, or • Post-secondary diploma in food and nutrition management or a post-secondary degree in food and nutrition. • “Red Seal” certification would be an asset

Other Job Requirements:

• Experience in institutional large quantity cooking preferred • Ability to work safely, following established safety practices and procedures • Ability to read and write English, and understand moderately complex verbal and written instructions in English • Proven ability to provide direction and lead others within a busy environment. In Ontario, Extendicare, and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and s

Education Required:

College

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