Job Posting 86581

Cook
LutherCare Communities
Saskatoon area
closed 7 days ago (Wed, 10 Aug)
full time

The Organization:

LutherCare Communities (LCC) is a leading provider of housing and supportive healthcare services and has been for over 65 years. LCC is a hybrid organization comprised of a number of companies that include for-profit and not-for-profit.  Services include long-term care, community day programs for adults, seniors’ housing, home support, intermediate care homes, group living homes, and subsidized family housing.  These services are fully accredited, showing our commitment to provide excellence in care, shelter, and support. Taking a resident-first, all-inclusive approach, LCC seeks to ensure it maintains the integrity of the organization by always focusing on its residents. LCC does this by placing value on resident’s interests, feedback and guidance, engagement, and collaborative leadership.

The Position:

The Cook is responsible for assisting with the development of the menu as well as preparation, cooking and baking duties required to prepare food for service. The Cook also maintains the organization and cleanliness of the food services department.  Weekends are required.     

The Applicants:

Applicants would typically qualify for this position with a grade 12, Food Safe Certificate and cooking experience in a commercial food service establishment.  Journeyman Cook qualifications are preferred. Applicants are required to have WHMIS training within three months of employment. Applicants must have had experience with inventory control and menu development. The ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently is required.

Qualifications:

  • WHMIS and Food Safe certificates are assets

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Ability to take direction from supervisor, cooks or host (if applicable)
  • Ability to remain calm during high stress times and adapt to change
  • Ability to organize time effectively
  • Ability to operate equipment (computer, dishwashing machine, food service tableware)
  • Knowledge of fire procedures
  • Understand the proper techniques of serving
  • Knowledge of safe food handling and sanitation
  • Physically able to perform the work assigned
  • Ability to effectively communicate with seniors
  • Ability to work independent of supervision

 Experience:

  • Experience in food service industry
  • Experience working with seniors an asset

We believe in the power of diversity and we're dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment at LutherCare Communities. We ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.

Applicants must provide a criminal background check prior to employment.

A Safe and Caring Continuum of Living™ for all.

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