food services attendant
Thorpe Recovery Centre is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing client-centered and community-based addiction services. We are an accredited facility, providing Residential Treatment, Medically Supported Detox and a Family Program.
From our initial six clients in 1975, hailing from the Lloydminster area to the 700-plus individuals now helped annually from across Western Canada, Thorpe Recovery Centre continues to tailor each person’s treatment experience to meet their individual needs. Everyone’s history is uniquely their own – and we believe their recovery journey should be too. Each person who has walked through our doors has shaped our history and our future; for over 46 years, the development of our services has been based on the needs of our community. Regardless of our size, scope, or geographic outreach, the purpose of what we do remains the same – achieve wellbeing and happiness.
Located on 34 acres in the rural setting of Blackfoot, Alberta, staff are able to access a serenity garden area on the edge of its ponds that is surrounded by a 1km walking path. The facility is over 54,000 square feet has 12 medically supported detox beds and 62 inpatient addiction treatment beds where staff enjoy bright and open lunch/coffee areas and a wellness room for self-time.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.
We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
NATURE AND SCOPE
The Food Services Attendant under the supervision of the Kitchen Manager, the Kitchen Support prepares daily balanced nutritional meals including breakfast, lunch and supper while maintaining sanitary working conditions.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Assists the Kitchen Manager with preparing menus.
- Assists with food orders and receiving food items and inventory.
- Prepares all necessary food items as per set menu/recipes.
- Assists with basic food preparation, arranges for completed meals.
- Ensures food supplies are properly handled and properly stored at all times.
- Operates a variety of industrial kitchen equipment including knives, mixers, ovens and dishwasher.
- Maintains sanitary working environment within the kitchen in accordance with health regulations, including all kitchen surface areas such as: serving utensils, appliances and dishware.
- Maintains safe and clean kitchen equipment.
- Maintains a clean preparation and eating area; sweeps and mops floors.
- Maintains a clean dining area for clients and family members.
- Works co-operatively with clients and fellow staff.
- Accepts limitations of colleagues and clients.
- Respects colleagues and clients.
- Is punctual for work, and appointments.
- Attends, participates in staff meetings and workshops.
- Demonstrates effective organizational skills and time management.
- We require all staff to participate in one standing organizational committee of their choosing.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- High School Diploma or GED with related experience preferred.
- Food Safety Level One; Level Two would be considered an asset.
- Demonstrated knowledge of food handling health standards.
- Ability to prioritize, plan and manage time.
- Integrity, flexibility and a quality assurance to safety.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Clear Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector check
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- RRSP match
- 3 weeks accrued vacation
- 12 stat holidays
Rotating schedule morning and afternoon shifts
70 hours bi weekly
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Thorpe Recovery Centre works to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of clients, staff, students and volunteers. All employees must adhere to current Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, all applicable regulations, licensing bodies requirements, standards as well as organizational health and safety requirements and procedures.
Thorpe Recovery Centre follows all Provincial Health recommendations. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must be in compliance with current provincial health authority and contractual vaccination requirements.
Job Type: Casual
Salary: $17.80-$19.33 per hour
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Blackfoot, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Day Shift (preferred)
- Night Shift (preferred)
Work Location: In person