Length: Temporary Part-Time (for approximately 3 months)
Department/Division: Community Services/Seniors’ Services
Hours of Work: 31 hours bi-weekly
11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Food Services Pattern: Week 1: Mon, Sat;
Week 2: Sun, Thurs.
Union: Unifor Local 1106
Wage: $20.93 – $22.20 per hour
Location: Sunnyside Home, 247 Franklin St N., Kitchener
Closing Date: October 29, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Description of Duties:
Transports hot food wagons to/from dining areas, and plates/portions food for tenants; cleans/sanitizes pots and other kitchen equipment; and de-cases/pulls supplies for storage. Assists Cook with food preparation (e.g., mincing, grinding). Ability to work shifts, weekends, and on statutory holidays, as scheduled.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
•Knowledge of reading, writing, math, food preparation skills, and safe food handling practices, acquired through a Grade 12 education, completion/enrollment in a food services program (e.g., food service worker certificate, cook certificate, food and nutrition diploma), current Safe Food Handling Certificate, plus related experience (or equivalent combination of education/certification and experience).
•Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
•Knowledge of Regional and Divisional policies, procedures, and guidelines.
•A tuberculosis (TB) test and annual influenza immunization are required.
•Communication and interpersonal skills to respond pleasantly and professionally to demands; interact with staff, residents, tenants, and families and have a basic understanding of the geriatric population; and participate as an effective team member.
•Ability to read menus, meeting minutes, safety and quality assurance forms, policy and procedures manuals. Ability to write supply lists and complete forms for safety and quality assurance audits.
•Ability to work shifts, weekend hours, and statutory holidays, as scheduled.
•Must provide an acceptable Police Vulnerable Sector Check (level 3).
•Ability to support and project the Region’s values.
Sunnyside Home is a long-term care home owned by the Region of Waterloo in the Stanley Park area of Kitchener. Our 263 residents are part of a vibrant community in a park-like setting on a campus of services for older adults.
We offer a warm, friendly atmosphere with modern amenities and quality care. Making sure that each person can live their best life is important to us.
Please apply online, by the closing date Oct 29, 2020 quoting competition number 2020-1923.
We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.
The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.
Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.
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150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3