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Food Service Supervisor - Muskoka

Food Service Supervisor
Food Services
Long Term Care
Gravenhurst, ON
Monday, Dec 01, 2014
Monday, Dec 22, 2014
Leisureworld Caregiving Centre – Muskoka is home to 182 residents and currently has an opening for a Temporary Part-Time (6 Month Maternity Leave Contract) Food Service Supervisor.
The Food Service Supervisor is a key member of the multidisciplinary team and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of the Dietary Department and food services for the home in conjunction with Director of Dietary Services.  The Food Service Supervisor ensures the co-ordination and implementation of activities to respond to the nutritional care needs of the residents in the home. The requirements of the position include ensuring proper budgetary management skills, provision of food and supplies, excellent food preparation and meal service for the residents, and a clean safe environment for all staff of the Dietary Department.
As a valued member of the team, the Food Service Supervisor demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with organization’s vision and mission.
RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):
  • Consults and works with the home’s Registered Dietician as necessary on operational/clinical issues.
  • Supervises production including food and non-food purchases, receiving, inventory control, implementation, follow up of Production sheets, service of all meals and nourishments in the department as directed.
  • Ensures that the Dietary Department operates in compliance with provincial long-term care legislation related to dietary standards, as well as with other relevant legislation affecting the department e.g. occupational health and Safety Committee, Ontario Labour Act, Union agreements, Human Rights Code, Public Health legislation.
  • Ensure compliance with Leisureworld Corporate policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that the Corporate menu package is being followed.
  • Ensure invoices are signed off and sent to Head Office according to set policies as directed.
  • Conducts a daily inspection of the kitchen and serveries to identify and resolve problem issues as directed.
  • Conducts regular meal service rounds for all dining areas in the home as directed.
  • Ensures maintenance of all temperature sheets for all meals, refrigerators, freezer and dish machine temperature records as directed.
  • Co-ordinates, plans and implements all catering requests and submits catering cost reports to the Executive Director and Director of Dietary Services as directed.
  • Participates in facility specific committees including but not limited to Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Accreditation as directed.
  • Ensures residents are part of the menu planning process for the facility, testing food samples at the food committee meetings, approving the menu for the individual home as directed.
  • Ensures the development and adherence by staff to all cleaning schedules for the department.
  • Understands basic HACCP principles to ensure food and equipment safety.
  • Leisureworld is a 24/7 operation, flexibility to work a variety of shifts as required operationally.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be a member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management.
  • Minimum of two years experience in the long-term care home sector is an asset (preferred experience).
  • Experience in the operation of a large quantity kitchen is an asset.
  • Experience in Synergy Program is an asset.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the dietary and nutritional care needs of the elderly, including special diets and textures.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and good understanding of Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Regulations.
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of nutrition and menu planning.
  • Sound knowledge of the requirements of Canada’s Food Guide and the techniques of large-scale purchase and preparation of food.
  • Basic knowledge of Public Health regulations for all aspects of the department.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, direct and lead staff – team player.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications.
  • Able to communicate effectively with the population group of the home.
  • Good communication, leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must have effective verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Graduate of a recognized Food Service Supervisor’s Diploma course.
  • Degree in dietetics or food service administration and management is an asset.
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Continuous growth and development
  • Self-fulfillment through meaningful relationships with clients
  • Employee Recognition and Discount Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to:
Julie Olimer
Director of Dietary Services
Leisureworld Muskoka
200 Kelly Drive
Gravenhurst, ON  P1P 1P3
Fax: (705) 687-9094

Please quote the competition number FSS MUSK 1214 in the subject line of your fax or email and include your salary expectations.
Please note that if hired, your employment with Leisureworld will be contingent on receipt of a police and vulnerable sector screening free of criminal activities and satisfactory to Leisureworld’s Police Records Check and Vulnerable Screening policy.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005, wherever appropriate, support will be provided in the recruitment process and accommodations for disabilities will be provided on request.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Please note that this is a hard to fill position; Leisureworld employees are eligible for the Employee Referral Bonus. Resumes are shared amongst all Leisureworld Homes.
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Deadline to Apply: Dec 22, 2014

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