Assistant Cook

Company: Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly | Last Updated: May 26, 2018

Close date: 31.5.2018

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will plan and prepare regular meals in order to provide a balanced, nutritious diet for consumers and maintaining the effective management of the kitchen and maintain a clean working and food preparation environment in order to ensure the health and safety of individuals.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist with the planning and preparation of regular and special diets food in order to provide a balanced nutritious meal for consumers.
  2. Assist with the cleaning, sanitisation and securing of all food equipment, utensils and work areas in order to maintain a well-organised work environment that ensures the health and safety of yourself and others.
  3. Assist with monitoring inventory and rotate stock in order to manage food stores efficiently.
  4. Report any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain clean, safe and sanitized environment.
  5. Perform any other related duties as required by the Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience in food service and preparation
  • Certified Food Handler
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of food preparation and presentation
  • Basic knowledge of operating kitchen equipment
  • Basic knowledge of hygiene practices
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player

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