Shannex Cook- Part-Time Part Time in Dartmouth, NS


Branch Dartmouth NS CA

Cook- Part-Time
Dartmouth, NS

Follows disposal procedures according to established waste management guidelines for organics, paper, plastics, cans/bottles, non-recyclable material, etc….

Shannex Incorporated is a leading and innovative provider of senior’s accommodation, care and service in the Maritimes and Ontario. Shannex is an expanding organization that currently employs over 3,800 people. We are on an exciting path of continued growth that will offer outstanding living choices, improved services and exceptional careers.

We are pleased to offer the following exciting new opportunity:

Cook- Part-time

Located at Parkland at the Lakes Phase 2 on Baker Drive in Dartmouth, our Cooks are part of a professional interdisciplinary team within Shannex. Reporting to the Executive Chef as a part of the Culinary Team, the Cook is responsible for preparing meals for clients residing in all service lines including: Lifestyle, Traditional and Assisted Living. The Cook is also responsible for the receiving and inventory of food supplies as well as ensuring safety and sanitation standards are met.

Key Duties & Responsibilities Include:
Consistently ensures food quality, presentation, and service delivery meet established department standards. Ensures meals are attractive, the correct temperature and portion size, and that service is timely.
Follows production sheets to guide food preparation and assist with cost control.
Assists with preparation of food for special functions e.g. catering, theme dinners etc).
Familiar with the specific needs of each client e.g. diet restrictions, allergies and special requests/accommodations.
Ensures completion of required documentation (inventory counts, food and equipment temperature and cleaning checklists, security / lock-up checklists as required).
Assists with the process for checking and receiving of deliveries and inventory control. Ensures all supplies are stored, labelled, and rotated properly.
Completes department audit activities as required.
Participates in the client and employee incident reporting and investigation process as required.
Processes pots, pans, and dishware and maintains sanitation dishwasher and dish sinks according to established cleaning guidelines as required.
Ensures that dress code and appearance are in compliance with the facility policy.
Follows disposal procedures according to established waste management guidelines for organics, paper, plastics, cans/bottles, non-recyclable material, etc.
Reports areas and equipment in need of repair to the maintenance department.
Ensures kitchen appearance meets established standards for cleanliness and organization.
Communicates effectively with all facility teams. Promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Follows safety, environmental and infection control practices as per facility policies.

Requirements Include:
High School diploma or equivalent education.
Minimum one (1) year experience in volume food preparation in hospitality or healthcare;
Ability to work a schedule of flexible hours and shifts inclusive of days, nights, weekends, and holidays
Basic food safety training or other recognized food safety certification.
Previous experience working in a long-term care environment also considered an asset.
We offer a comprehensive compensation package, attractive benefits plan, a corporate discount program, free on-site parking, and flexible scheduling.

“Great People Striving for Great Things” is one of the pillars of our Strategic Plan. Shannex is committed to offering the best environment for employees where everyone takes pride in their work and in the organization. Our staff are committed to service excellence and are supported with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are building a culture that supports the balance between work and personal life.

If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career and make your mark in a rapidly growing organization please apply by June 17 , 2018.

All applications will be kept in strict confidence.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Dartmouth, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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