Sous Chef (WC1355)

Job No: WC1335
Location: Langley

Sous Chef  

WestCana is looking for strong, experienced Full-time Sous Chef with a passion for the elderly to join one of our teams to support our residents in Long Term Care in Langley. 

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Positions Information:

  • Full-time
  • Wage: $65,000 /annually
  • NOC: 62200

Sous Chef Must Haves:

  • Current qualification(s) as a cook with some experience in a volume food preparation environment.
  • Maintains Food Safe Level 1 Certification.
  • Legally allowed to work in Canada.
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • Effective interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints.
  • Satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • Passes and complies with Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check upon hire and every 5 years thereafter.

Sous Chef Nice to Haves:

  • Previous experience in Long-term Care Facility and/or previous food service establishment experience. 

Sous Chef Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Support Services Manager, purchases the best quality and most cost-effective products that will meet or exceed the individual and group dietary needs of the facility’s residents.
  • Provides leadership and direction to kitchen staff while following policies and procedures; organizing and directing staff orientation, scheduling and assigning work.
  • Works with the departmental leadership team, maintaining or exceeding facility quality standards and special dietary requirements.
  • Prepares food that meets or exceeds the appearance, taste, and quality expectations of the residents, families and clients.
  • Prepares and/or monitors the preparation of daily and special event menu plans to ensure individual dietary needs and standards for dietary care are met or exceeded and costs remain within approved budget allocations.
  • Implements and maintains inventory control systems to maximize savings and minimize waste.
  • Ensuring all phases of food preparation meets or exceeds health and safety requirements i.e. Community Care Facility Act, WHMIS, WCB, provincial safety standards etc.
  • All safety rules and safe work procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today!

*Please note that Healthcare wages are being adjusted and topped up by the government currently, February 2023.

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