Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care is hiring a Cook! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

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.

Employer Name: Wiigwas Elder and Senior Care
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 4J7
Application Deadline: February 9th, 2023
Hours of Work: Part-time Permanent position (15 hours bi-weekly) or Part-time Temporary position (45 hours bi-weekly)
Job Type: Part-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • 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 Policy.
  • Follow Safe work practices as direct by their supervisor and as required by the applicable Occupational Health and Safety Legislation.
  • 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.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • 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
  • 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
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please forward resume, cover letter and 3 references- including 1 professional reference, via email only.

Human Resource Department
Wiigwas Elders and Seniors Care
237 Lakeview Drive Kenora ON, P9N 4J7

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