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Food Services Coordinator

Company: CareLink Community Support Services
Location: Haverford
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description Food Service Coordinator Company: CareLink Community Support Services For over 60 years, CareLink Community Support Services has been dedicated to helping people with disabilities to live in the community with dignity and independence. Our rehabilitation services and professional staff provide the support that people with serious mental illness, physical disabilities and other developmental challenges need to be active, productive members of their communities. Pay Rate: $16.00 an hour Job Type: Full-time/ Part-time Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance Paid time off Holiday pay Bereavement leave 403 (b) retirement plan Long term disability Employee assistance program Basic life insurance and basic AD&D coverage at no cost to employees Voluntary, employee paid benefit plans: Short term disability and Supplemental life insurance and AD&D Referral program Tuition reimbursement Job Description: The role of the Food Services Coordinator is to ensure the nutritional and dietary needs of program participants are met. The primary responsibilities of the Food Service Coordinator will include preparing and cooking meals, ensuring compliance with menus, sanitation, and safety regulations; interacting with participants; and facilitating communication. The Food Services Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the kitchen; nutritional menu planning; cooking; establishing cleaning and maintenance schedules; maintaining high sanitation standards; and maintaining accurate inventory of dietary supplies and household equipment. Essential Functions: Prepare all meals under the direction of the Division Director Responsible for providing healthy and unique meals in a family style setting, and providing a high quality vegetarian option at all times. Plan and write house menus to include alternate menus for special diets and ensure that they are followed. Post menus and nutritional information on bulletin boards located in the kitchen area, office area and community area in accordance with Personal Care Home Licensing Codes. Plan and control special diets. Estimate food consumption in determining type and quantity of foods to be prepared. Order all food and house supplies on a weekly basis in a fiscally responsible manner. Sign for all food deliveries and check order for accuracy. Ensure that all meals are ready and served on time. Ensure that all food served is attractive, palatable and nutritious. Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen area and delegate different areas of sanitation to residential and housekeeping staff. Maintain the cleanliness of refrigerators and freezers and ensure that all food is properly covered and stored. Ensure that all kitchen equipment is in proper working condition and in compliance with Personal Care Home Licensing Codes. Assume the responsibility for planning special functions with the Division Director, Program Supervisor and/or Program Coordinator. Perform job within framework of agency, site and professional standards. Participate in staff meetings and training programs. Participate in supervision on an on-going basis. Attend and participate in agency events. Adhere to agency/site policies and procedures. Project a positive attitude and image to residents, family members, and outside contacts. Use appropriate communication channels. Complete assignments independently, within specified time frames. Participate in achievement of agency goals and mission. Demonstrate the ability to take direction. Adhere to the request of the Division Director. Cooperate with other agency staff and exhibit a positive attitude toward position and agency mission. Show initiative and demonstrate good judgement. Participate in shifts as scheduled by the Division Director. Follow instructions accurately and thoroughly. Respond appropriately to emergency situations. Transport clients as necessary/appropriate. Display motivation and interest in working creatively with people who have physical and or mental disabilities. Demonstrate the ability to make sound judgements regarding the welfare of clients. Process knowledge of basic principles and methods of rehabilitation. Follow expected dress code. Work as scheduled to assure coverage. Performs job in a safe manner. Reports/addresses safety concerns in a timely manner. Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned. Other Functions: Attends and participates in regular supervision. Responds appropriately to emergency situations. Performs job within framework of agency, site, and professional standards. Participates in staff meetings and training programs. Attends and participates in agency events. Adheres to agency/site policies and procedures including HIPAA requirements. Cooperates and coordinates with Regional Director on all operational issues. Projects a positive attitude and image to staff, participants, family members, and outside contacts. Uses appropriate communication channels. Completes assignments independently and within specified time frames. Participates in achievement of agency objectives, goals, and mission. Displays motivation and interest in working creatively with people who have mental illness/disabilities. Demonstrates the ability to make sound judgements regarding the welfare of people served. Displays ability to take direction. Demonstrates knowledge of basic principles and methods of clinical psychology and psychiatric rehabilitation. Follows agency dress code. Adheres to supervisor's requests. Cooperates with other staff and exhibit positive attitude toward position and agency. Contributes to the growth and development of services. Shows initiative and demonstrate good judgement. Follows instructions accurately and thoroughly. Works as scheduled to assure coverage. Performs job in a safe manner. Reports/addresses safety concerns in a timely manner. Qualifications: Required Education: High School Diploma or GED Preferred Education: High School Diploma or GED Field of study: General Studies Work Experience: 2 to 3 years Certifications, Licenses, Registrations Required: Valid Driver's License Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Food services certification preferred. Culinary degree or equivalent experience preferred. Certification in food service sanitation preferred. Cooking for groups of 20+ is preferred. Prepares and cook meals that demonstrate the 5 characteristics of food: Taste, Temperature, Aroma, Presentation, and Texture. Skills in facilitating training on dietary and sanitation needs. Demonstrate knowledge of basic math skills when maintaining a budget including cost analysis. Demonstrate interest and aptitude for increasing skill level and acquiring new skills relative to food service. Exhibit the following competencies: dependability, team player, job knowledge, initiative, problem solving, communication, conflict resolution, leadership, and delegation. Exhibit strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize work effectively in an environment with competing demands. Knowledge of proper sanitation and hygiene. Knowledge of healthy menus. Knowledge of proper food portions and weights. Knowledge of nutrition and special diet planning. Ability to organize kitchen and storage rooms. Motivation, interest, and ability to provide service for people who have disabilities (mental illness, physical, emotional, cognitive, etc.) with significant high-risk behaviors and on-going behavioral management/treatment. Excellent oral and written communication skills; comfortable speaking in front of groups. Knowledge of Microsoft Office processing systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) Ability to take direction as well as direct others when necessary. Ability to handle multiple tasks. Valid driver's license and willingness to drive agency vehicles. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Strong collaborating skills, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to multitask and be flexible with regard to workload and assignments. Ability to exercise judgment. PM21 PI230273620

Keywords: CareLink Community Support Services, Philadelphia , Food Services Coordinator, Hospitality & Tourism , Haverford, Pennsylvania

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