Casual / On-call 7 days a week from 9 : 00-5 : 00pm
Position Purpose Summary :
Rotary Hospice House is a community that honors’ life, values humility, and shares hope.
The Cook ensures that meals and other sustenance items are nutritious, sufficient, prepared properly and consider the health and well-being needs of the residents in keeping with the standards of the Hospice.
Key Responsibilities :
Develops a breakfast, lunch and dinner menu designed to meet the needs of the resident while ensuring that the meals are nutritious and satisfying.
Plans and prepares special diets or special event meals in consultation with care professionals and other staff.
Prepares and cooks meals and other sustenance items using safe food handling and preparation procedures as well as safety and health standards.
Responsible for the purchasing and ordering of food items necessary for the preparation of meals. Ensures that purchases are within approved budget limits and ensures that inventories of food and other related items are maintained.
Maintains good relationships with service and food / equipment providers.
Reports any equipment maintenance needs. Duties may involve light maintenance (i.e. cleaning of equipment, basic sanitation, etc.).
Oversees the entire eating and cooking facilities, ensuring standards of hygiene and safety are met.
Provides caring environment to residents and families.
Ensures all kitchen documentation is accurate and complete. Maintains strict confidentiality of information.
Fosters positive relationships with and between families and staff members.
Education / Certifications :
Culinary Arts Post-secondary education
FoodSafe Level 1 Certification
Job Skills and Abilities :
Demonstrated interpersonal, teamwork and organization skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to operate related equipment
At least one-year previous experience as a cook
Experience working in a Hospice environment
Successful candidates, prior to hiring, will be required to provide :
Background check consent
A clear vulnerable sector screening