Cook - Tenders Global


Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care

Employment Opportunity

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

COVID-19 considerations:
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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