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Posted on Nov 25, 2022

Job Details

Location: Kitchener-Waterloo
Schedule: Monday-Friday; 7am-3pm or 3:30pm-7:30pm
Salary: $17.77/Hr
Position Type: Part-Time
Shifts: Days, Afternoons
Closing Date: Dec 25, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Job Description

  • To prepare and/or be responsible for the preparation/delivery of all foods for residents, guests, and employees
  • To review menus and production sheets before preparing meals and prepare and serve them properly and attractively
  • To ensure use of proper food handling techniques
  • To complete daily temperature audits for fridge, freezers and storerooms and record findings on daily audit form
  • To prepare and serve foods for therapeutic /speciality diets according to planned menus
  • To make menu substitutions as necessary and record these in designated place
  • To adhere to time schedules for service of meals and nourishments
  • To follow daily production charts, standardized recipes, and daily composite menus, while working within a set budget
  • To comply with all provincial/municipal regulations and established dietary department policies and procedures
  • To participate actively in planning/preparing special occasion and theme meal days
  • To attend department and facility staff meetings, in-services, and other necessary training sessions
  • To be aware of the Resident Rights & Responsibilities and endeavor to respect and promote it
  • To participate in the Quality Improvement Program
  • To follow and comply with health and safety legislation and departmental safe job procedures
  • To work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents)
  • To uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in our Code of Conduct
  • To complete other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Must possess a Food Handler's Certificate
  • Must have experience in large quantity food preparation, preferably in a healthcare or retirement setting
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Provincial Food Premises Regulation and Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
  • Must have knowledge of and experience with special and therapeutic diets
  • Must be physically able to lift and transfer heavy, hot items and stand for majority of shift
  • Must provide a complete and current Vulnerable Sector Check
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