Location: Shelburne, ON
Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates
Tired of living to work? Work to LIVE in beautiful Shelburne! Situated a short distance from the GTA, Collingwood, Blue Mountain, Lake Simcoe, and multiple provincial parks, adventure is never far in Shelburne Ontario! This lovely town also offers a variety of restaurants, as well as a farmers’ market, and African-Caribbean grocery store! There is also a local distillery, brewery, and vineyard right in town! Whether you enjoy going out for a night on the town, shopping in the big city, spending your days at the beach, hiking, camping, or hitting the slopes in the winters, there is sure to be something for everyone in and near Shelburne!
Ask yourself three questions:
Are you looking for a role with tons of opportunity for career advancements?
Are you ready to be part of a team that will truly value your hard work, dedication and effort?
Are you passionate about providing compassionate and quality care to residents in long term care?
If the answer is yes, we would love to know more about you!
Southbridge Care Homes is looking for a qualified Cook to become part of a dynamic Food and Nutrition Department team, that ensures our Residents are provided with nutritious and delicious meals, that are prepared and served with love. If you are ready to be part of a great team that is passionate about their work and improving the lives of our Residents, this is the role for you!
Duties and Responsibilities
Reviewing menus, preparing food following standardized recipes and production sheets.
In the absence of the Food Services Manager assists with their responsibilities.
Monitor quality and quantity of food supplies and recommend corrective action when need be regarding quality.
Coaches Dietary Aides in basic food preparation procedures and in serving activities; assumes responsibility for routine departmental operations in the absence of the Food Services Manager, including staff replacements and service calls for malfunctioning equipment.
Maintains all required records and cooperates with other departments to meet resident needs.
Must meet one of the three (3) following qualification scenarios:
Chef training or culinary management certificate/diploma from a program that meets the requirements of the Ontario Long Term Care Act; or
Certificate of qualification as a Cook issued by an authority meeting the requirements of the Ontario Long Term Care Act, or
Post-secondary diploma in food and nutrition management or a post-secondary degree in food and nutrition
Additional qualifications include:
Red Seal Cook Trade Certification preferred.
Experience in institutional large quantity cooking preferred.
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Proven ability to provide direction and lead others within a busy environment.
Must provide a current Safe Food Handling Certificate issued by the TBDHU.
Must possess/able to obtain a current Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check.
Interested applicants should send their resume here. We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.
In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.