Cook, FT Day, Valley View Village

  • Cassia
  • Des Moines, IA, USA
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Do you enjoy cooking and baking? Do you want to take your skills to the next level and gain hands-on experience? Valley View Village is hiring a Full-Time Cook! No senior care experience is necessary. We'll train you for this position where you will gain valuable skills.

Our 5-star rated, 79-bed senior care campus is hiring a creative Full-Time Cook to join our beautiful facility with highly trained professional, caring, and dedicated staff. Your passion for cooking nutritious and appetizing meals will be highly valued by our residents. We would love for you to join our team today!

There are Full-Time, benefit eligible positions available working varied schedules including every other weekend. Hours: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm. No late nights

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages with credit for experience
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 403(b) or 401(k) with employer match
  • Healthcare, dental, health savings, vision, life, disability, & flex spending options for Full-Time employees
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance for Full-Time Employees 
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Longevity Recognition, Paid Volunteer Time, and Mentorship Programs
  • Collaborative and Inclusive Work Culture
  • Employee Assistance Program with free confidential counseling/coaching for self and family members

Cook responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional service to residents by leading and motivating team members to provide fast, friendly and excellent customer service to all guests.
  • Prepare and cook all meals to ensure adherence to recipes and quality standards. This will also include feature/specials and grill service.
  • Inspect kitchen for conformance to government and company safety and sanitation requirements.
  • Review planned meals and take note of special diet requests.
  • Observe and report on low stock or high-demand choices.
  • Follow and understand diet restrictions and modifications.
  • Participate in meetings and required training to maintain regulatory standards of food service at the community.
  • Perform additional tasks as required.

 Cook skills and requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required. 
  • Prior cooking experience in institutional and/or quantity cooking equivalent preferred, but not required. We’ll train you for this position!
  • Ability to speak and read English.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to work independently and follow instruction.
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with others.

Cassia’s Response to COVID-19:

Cassia follows the CMS requirements for Covid vaccination. Upon starting employment at our care center, you will need to provide proof of having at least one Covid vaccination. Or, you may complete an exemption application for medical or religious reasons. We are serious about your safety and health—it is our number one priority. We have implemented COVID-19 protocols (routine cleaning & disinfecting, physical distancing, and resident & employee testing) and provide staff with personal protective equipment for every shift. 

About Us:

Join our fun loving team! Here at Valley View Village, we have a work hard, play hard mentality. We believe it is important to have a strong work ethic, but it is also very important to have fun at work! You'll often hear laughter fill our halls. We value our employees and take pride in recognizing their hard work. Staff enjoy a work/life balance, food discounts, and connecting with our amazing residents. Our building is conveniently located in a park-like setting on Des Moines’ East side, near shopping centers, hospitals, medical providers and I-235.

We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). If you would like to be a part of something important, please apply to this ad today. We would love to talk with you!

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

Cassia is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer/