Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
Position: Cook– PERMANANT & TEMPORARY Part-time Permanent positions (45 & 15 hours bi-weekly rotations)
Responsible To: Support Service Manager
Organizational Background: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is a new Not-For-Profit organization created by the Kenora Chiefs
Advisory (KCA). Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care mission is to be a centre of excellence which delivers inclusive quality and culturally appropriate care to Elders and the citizens of Kenora and surrounding communities. Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care is a 96-bed
Long-Term Care facility in Kenora, Ontario, with a “Heart” to serve our Elders and community members.
Position Summary: Reporting to the Support Services Manager, Cooks participates in the provision of dietary services.
Overview of Duties:
➢ Carry out assigned dietary duties, as assigned by Support Services Manager.
➢ Following therapeutic menu plan.
➢ Meal, nourishment, and supplement preparation and presentation.
➢ Directs dietary aides in basic food preparation procedures and serving activities
➢ Adhering to legislative requirements (e.g., Public Health, WHIMIS, Provincial Licensing body).
➢ Cleaning, disinfecting, ensuring hygiene and adherence to infection control standards.
➢ Carry out all assigned duties in compliance with applicable Occupational Health and Safety legislation and Organization
➢ Follow Safe work practices as direct by their supervisor and as required by the applicable Occupational Health and Safety
➢ Demonstrated commitment to work with seniors.
➢ Responds to resident or family member concerns and ensures appropriate action is taken within decision-making authority and/or brings to the attention of the Support Services Manager.
➢ Effectively communicates and interacts with residents, family members, visitors, and volunteers in a courteous and professional manner.
➢ Effective communication skills and ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.
➢ Other duties as assigned.
➢ Secondary School Diploma.
➢ Chef training or Culinary Management certification or diploma from a program that meets the requirements of the OLTCH Act. – OR –
➢ Certificate of qualifications as a Cook issued by an authority meeting the requirements of the OLTCH Act, – OR –
➢ Post-Secondary diploma in food and nutrition management or a post-secondary degree in food and nutrition.
➢ Successful completion of Food handler training program by October 1, 2010, and maintenance of this qualification
➢ Red Seal certification preferred.
➢ First Aid & CPR Certificate preferred.
➢ Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job.
➢ High standard of personal conduct and self-discipline, both personally and professionally.
➢ Police Vulnerable Sector Check dated no later than 6 months from date of hire.
➢ Excellent organization, critical-thinking, problem-solving, and computer skills and time management skills.
➢ Proof of Full COVID 19 Vaccination and Influenza Vaccination
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Casual
Salary: $23.94-$27.74 per hour
- Dental care
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
- French not required
- 8 hour shift
Supplemental pay types:
- Overtime pay
Employees at this time must be fully vaccinated and wear a mask at all times within the home.
- Cooking: 1 year (preferred)
- Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (preferred)
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