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The Salvation Army B.C. Rotary Hospice House
Published
March 13, 2020
Location
Richmond, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
As per the Collective Agreement
Competition #
200313
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
meenu_heer@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
April 3, 2020
Street Address
6460 No. 4 Road Richmond

Description

HOURS:

  • Temporary Full-time: Monday - Friday (10:00-6:00pm)
  • Casual/On-call

Responsibilities

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.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education/Certifications:

  • Culinary Arts Post-secondary education
  • WHMIS
  • FoodSafe Level 1 Certification

 

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, teamwork and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to operate related equipment

 

Experience:

  • 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
  • TB Test

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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