Cook (Part Time) $18.35 /hr London 2143197

London, ON

We are presently seeking a Cook1 for our Retirement Residence in St. Thomas, Ontario.
This position is part time constituting 30 hours bi-weekly guaranteed, as well as call in's and vacation coverage.
TB skin test and Food Handlers Certificate required.

Under the direction of the Dining Services Manager, is responsible for the care of residents in accordance with the Philosophy, Objectives and Standards of the residence.

About us:
Our Retirement Residence is a beautiful 5-story building surrounded by trees and gardens and has been a part of this St.Thomas neighbourhood for over 25 years. Our goal is to create happiness and contentment for each and every one of our seniors every day.

Come join us and help make a difference in the life of older adults!

As part of our team, the things you do are key to helping us achieve our shared vision of helping seniors live longer, better. Oh, and you’ll also have a lot of fun doing it.

Want to join us?

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE

Responsible for food preparation, employee management, kitchen hygiene, and customer service.

Job duties of Cook 1 often include managing inventory, product quality, inspecting stores and ensuring all cleaning routines are implemented within the guidelines of licensing and regulatory standards.

BACKGROUND/QUALIFICATIONS

Has completed a minimum of grade 12. Has obtained a Chef Training or Culinary Management diploma or certificate granted by a recognized College or has completed the institutional cook’s program (or equivalent). A minimum of two years of experience in volume food preparation at a Cook 1 level and

Supervision in an institutional setting preferred. Has obtained a Food Handler’s certificate. Written and verbal fluency in English is required. Has proficient computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, and familiar with online ordering systems and dietary software). A resident-oriented individual, whose visions and values align with those of Verve.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates in the  Quality Improvement program.

Implements and appetizing and well-balanced, nutritious menu in accordance with Canada’s Food Guide, and the dietary and wishes of residents.

Collaborates with all departments to provide refreshments, snacks, and/or catering.

Ensures weekly menus have been approved by a recognized dietician (including in-season local products). Also ensures weekly menus have been produced as per Dining Services Manager’s instructions. In absence of the Dining Services Manager, orders dining services supplies and supervises resident food intake for normal and therapeutic diets.

Supervises the distribution of resident meals. Enhances selection through menu options and a variety of condiments. Plates and garnishes meals in an attractive manner. Ensures an assortment of alcoholic beverages are available (if applicable).

Ensures that food samples and temperature records are taken and labelled as per regulations.

Ensures food temperature is maintained or cooked in smaller batches (if necessary).

Controls expenses through re-purposing leftovers, portion control and waste management protocols (as required).

Participates in audits regularly for feedback and attends interdisciplinary committee meetings regarding nutritional issues (as required).

Provides outstanding public relations with residents, potential clients, staff, suppliers and all residents’ guests.

Complies with the occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems. This includes recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents and/or any changes to resident’s daily life, fulfilling responsibilities under the applicable legislation, as well as participating in in-services and fire drills. Complies with all relevant corporate polices and procedures.

Completes all required mandatory training/education.

Contributes to the overall appearance and cleanliness of the Home/Residence.

Performs other related tasks as delegated by the Dining Services Manager

We offer:
We offer our employees top wages ($18.35 hr to start) based on experience and benefits package.

We pride ourselves on our excellent company culture, our very clean and safe working environment, and our commitment to continue being an equal opportunity company and hiring a diverse work team.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

By applying to this position, you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

Please apply today!


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Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence

Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence

Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence is a beautiful 5-story building surrounded by trees and gardens and has been a part of this St.Thomas neighbourhood for over 25 years. Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence is the perfect mix of old fashioned hospitality and an atmosphere that is full of excitement and vitality. Offering home cooked meals along with new opportunities and experiences, this is inspired senior living at its best."
Excellence places a high value on attracting and retaining exceptional individuals. We believe that the quality of our people reflects directly on the quality of our work. We offer an energetic and hands-on working culture to encourage the development and success of our employees.

Come join us and help make a difference in the life of older adults!

As part of our team, the things you do are key to helping us achieve our shared vision of helping seniors live longer, better. Oh, and you’ll also have a lot of fun doing it. Want to join us?



Please forward all resumes to gm.metcalfe@verveseniorliving.com

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