as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reporting to the Clinical Co-ordinator the Senior Cook is responsible for all aspects of the food services in assigned areas.
This position is expected to meet the nutritional needs of residents by planning and developing menus and recipes including special diets.
Works with residents following the rehabilitation plan, to develop meal preparation, cooking and kitchen organizational skills.
Performs related administrative duties including scheduling staff, ordering and maintenance of provisions, monitoring expenditures, and supervision of other Cooks.
Travel is a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle.
Education, Training And Experience
Certification as a Cook - Industry Training and Apprenticeship Commission
Food Safe 1 & Food Safe 2
Certification in CPR, First Aid
Completes Provincial Violence Prevention Curriculum and Code White Training within three (3) months of employment
A minimum of three (3) years recent, related experience in cooking and kitchen management, including experience with mental health clients in a rehabilitation setting.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills And Abilities