Cook, Retirement Residence – Cobourg

Job title: Cook, Retirement Residence – Cobourg
Posted on: November 9, 2022
Job Description:
Are you an individual that has a passion for making a difference?
At Cobourg Retirement Residence we are passionate about ‘Making Every Moment Matter.” We are seeking a candidate that shares our values – a person who has a passion to make a difference, who has a strong moral compass and has a commitment to teamwork.
At the Cobourg Retirement Residence we are passionate about providing compassionate care for families loved ones, where the residents of our home come before anything else. Our values at Cobourg Retirement Residence follow a ‘People’ focused Philosophy, Participation Excellence Openness Performance Longevity Efficient Use of Resources. This philosophy can be seen in every aspect and level of our home.
A day in the role of a Cook at Cobourg Retirement Residence
As a Cook at Cobourg Retirement Residence, you will be given high expectations, as well as an expectation to continue personal growth and professional growth. In this position, you will be gifted with a rewarding experience every day in the form of being able to see the exact impact you place on our residents.
As a Cook, you will report directly to the Director of Food Services. The Cook is responsible for meal preparation of the home and other duties as assigned. This position will be casual, so candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends, as well as a variety of shifts. Schedules will be provided.

Essential Duties are the technical skills and knowledge that an employee requires in order to perform their role. Below is detailed information on required Essential Duties for your position:

  • Plates all meals and ensures Resident food preferences are respected,
  • Keeps the kitchen area and equipment clean,
  • Maintains a safe working environment,
  • assists in the FIFO process of food and supply products
  • Works collaboratively with all Food Services and other departments associates,
  • Other duties as assigned.

Employment Type: Full-time
Field of Work: Restaurant/Food Services
Required skills:

At the Cobourg Retirement Residence we take pride in our employees, so your qualifications are important to us. We use them to get to know you and see if we are a good fit for each other. The qualifications needed to join our family at
Cobourg Retirement Residence are as follows:
-Knowledge of special and therapeutic diets,
-Familiar with weights and measurements, recipe conversion and portion control,
-Completion of Safe Food Handlers Certification course,
-Knowledge of Ontario Food Premises Regulation and Canada’s Food Guide,
-Ability to work within and promote a team environment,
-Must enjoy working with Residents,
-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written,
-Must be able to read, write and understand English,
-Highly organized and able to work independently,
-Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months, TB test results less than 6 months old, and must be able to provide three supervisory references.
-Cobourg Retirement Residence recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, staff and others from COVID-19. Subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, it will be a condition of employment that all new hires have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada 14 days before the start date.


Company information

Company Name: Cobourg Retirement Residence
City: Cobourg
Email: meghan.gilligan@durhamcollege.ca
Additional information:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and references. We look forward to speaking with you, and making every moment count!
Our organization takes the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities into account during the position summary review process. Employees are required to notify their director manager/supervisor if they have any particular accessibility needs and the organization will work with the employee to address them.


Prefered method of contact: Email