Cook

Dundurn Place Care Centre - Hamilton, ON (27 days ago)

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Dundurn Place Care Centre
39 Mary St, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Part time
Job Title: Cook - Temporary Part-time (45 hours bi-weekly)

Department: Dietary

Do you have a passion for making a difference?

At Dundurn Place Care Centre, we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values - a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork.
Making every moment matter is about improving all the things that make life enjoyable. Things like making someone feel better, making connections with them or for them with other residents, showing them a new song or even just giving them something to look forward to.
At Dundurn Place Care Centre, we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values at Oxford Manor follow a ‘People’ focused Philosophy, Participation Excellence Openness Performance Longevity Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home.

Since Dundurn Place Care Centre opened, we have offered a community within a community that people were happy to call ‘home’. We pride ourselves in this community connection, our philosophies and the feeling of comfort that can be felt as soon as the door opens.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare equipment for breakfast (stoves on, steam-tables, ovens on, fill dish machine)
Preparing Lunch or evening Snacks for residents
Check daily production sheets/diet census/composites and gather items from storeroom according to daily menu
Mince and Puree Food for Residents
Occasional Catering for special functions
Completes Audits eg: Food temperatures, Storage Temperatures
Pulls out food from Freezer to thaw
Checks and Puts away Groceries
Controls inventory
Maintains cleanliness of the kitchen and storage areas
Cleans Cooking equipment as needed
Wash own Pots and Pan used during food cooking and preparation
Response to inquiries from staff, residents and families
Supervises Dietary Staff in the absence of the Manager
Must be available to work for both shifts, early or late shift
Must be able to work and communicate effectively with residents and staff
Must be able to read/write and accurately follow written and verbal instruction
Must be able to maintain an acceptable level of personal hygiene.
Must be physically capable of safely lifting and transferring hot heavy objects and standing for the majority of the shift.
Must be able to work accurately, quickly and safely.
Must be able to adjust recipe yields to meet the needs of the facility.

Qualifications:
At least 1 year of experience as a cook
Red seal or culinary management diploma or certificate
Valid Food Handlers Certificate
Vulnerable Police Check valid in the past 6 months
2 step TB Test
Experience in Long Term Care is an asset
Must be available to work every other weekend and holidays
Reliable transportation to and/or from work

How to apply?

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment matter!
Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees are required to notify their director manager/supervisor if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.