Nutrition and Food Services
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is looking for a casual Cooks in the Nutrition and Food Services department. The incumbents will be reporting to the under the direction of the Food Services Supervisor. Your duties and responsibilities include: cooking menu items according to the recipe/ instructions and daily production schedule maintaining a high standard of quality in food preparation; recording temperatures as per department and industry standards, labeling and storing foods appropriately in the designated areas; decanting food items according to production requirements and delivering food to the belt line as designated; maintaining sanitation and safety standards in accordance withapplicable revisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, professional standards and guidelines set by Public Health for the City of Toronto, and CAMH corporate and departmental Policies and Procedures; assisting in creating and testing recipes and development of menus; reporting issues to the Supervisor and resolving routine issues within scope of responsibility; supporting and participating in risk management, patient safety, and quality improvement activities departmentally and organization-wide; participating in production meetings. You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable standards and requirements. These positions involve shift rotation from Monday to Sunday. These positions are primarily located atthe Queen Street Site.
The successful candidate will have completion of an accredited program from a recognized institution, combined with 1 year of experience in quantity food preparation in a large facility, preferably in a health care setting and must possess inter-provincial chef’s papers (Red Seal). Certificate in food safety and sanitation is required. The candidate shall have effective verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organization skills. Basic knowledge of therapeutic diets is a must. Knowledge of and the ability to follow the Safety protocols, policies and procedures of the department is required. You must have the ability to follow detailed written & oral instructions and must be able to cope with the physical demands of the job. You will be knowledgeable about and demonstrate some proficiency in the use of Windows based computer applications. The ability to work both independently and as a team member with limited direct supervision is required. Ability to work with diverse clients and staff is required.
Please note :This casual position are part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.
Salary range:$29.83 – $31.83
CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.