Assistant Cook/Part-Time $10.50 hr.
New Dawn Memory Care - Sun City West, AZ

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Employee will:

  • Be required to stand 2-4 hours at one time for as much as 6 hours in one day.
  • Sit up to 2 hours a day
  • Infrequently drive up to 6 hours in one day for meetings but may take other form of transportation if necessary
  • Lift and carry, push up to 30 lbs. frequently and 70 lbs. occasionally for up to 30 yards and maybe outside during all weather conditions
  • Be occasionally required to bend, squat, kneel, climb and reach up to 3 feet


  • Qualified Food Handler in the State of Arizona
  • Finger Print Card
  • Food Handlers Card
  • Experienced cook who can execute a nutritious and delicious menu
  • Must be able to provide up to six special diets
  • Caring and compassionate with families and seniors
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Good organizational skills
  • Must be able to use a computer and be familiar with email
  • Must be able use Microsoft Office programs or learn them in a short time
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to problem solves and develops workable solutions
  • Positive personality
  • Good verbal skills using the English language with basic writing and reading skills
  • Must maintain basic hygiene, sanitation, handling techniques and temperature control at all times
  • Enjoys working with seniors and families
  • Cool, calm and collected, particularly in stressful situations
  • Conducts his/herself with integrity and honesty
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to keep flexible hours
  • Must be available to work occasional weekends, evenings and nights on a specified basis in order to know, train on all shifts and schedules


  • Delight our customers by practicing New Dawn principles
  • Encourage all teammates to practice customer service principles
  • Complete all required training
  • Treat all customers with interest and respect
  • Learn and comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Attend all scheduled meetings and in-house training
  • Improve professionally through continuing education, reading, etc.
  • Ensures kitchens are stocked and cleaned daily
  • Document correctly temperatures for food and equipment
  • Notify dining supervisor of changes to residents (i.e. not eating, new resident, etc.) either by phone or email
  • Consult with dining supervisor prior to make menu changes and then document change
  • Make round to dining rooms during meals (ensure correct portions/meal is being served, temps are completed, and to address any concerns of residents or staff)
  • Ensure storage areas are clean and well maintained including the production kitchen
  • Notify dining service supervisor of equipment malfunction or damage immediately
  • Assist / place orders for food or other supplies as needed
  • Put away orders as they come in ensuring they are in good condition, product is rotated and that it is the correct product
  • Assist with inventory as needed
  • Assist with meal service to ensure meals are served at the correct meal time

The Residents and Their Families

  • Ensure that the New Dawn Philosophy including Alfa’s Guidelines are demonstrated by all who enter the Home
  • Know each resident and their needs through the Individualized Service
  • Work with the team to implement the New Dawn Risk Management and Quality Assurance programs
  • Adapt the menu other key parts of the dining services program in order to delight our customers
  • Cater to guest meals, special events, birthday dinners, etc.

The Dining Program:

  • Look for new techniques, methods and materials to enhance the dining services program.
  • Promote the hydration program for residents
  • Promote interaction of the residents in the dining services program such as allowing them to help set the table
  • Routinely observes the Resident Assistants in the dining room to ensure that the meal experience is a positive one.
  • Teaches and demonstrates the New Dawn philosophies of caring, promoting the best day possible for the resident and customer service

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