Food Service Worker (Full-Time; 10:30 am - 7:00 pm; 32 hours per week)
Home of The Innocents - Louisville, KY

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The Home provides programs and services for these children and young adults in crisis:

*Medically fragile and terminally ill children who require 24-hour-a-day skilled nursing care.

*Those who require emergency care due to abuse, abandonment, neglect or are homeless; or who need foster care.

*To homeless, pregnant, or parenting teens, and their family members needing case management, education, parenting, and independent living skills.

*Children with autism & special needs.

*Young adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, are in crisis due to mental health or abuse, and to families who are struggling to maintain their children in their homes to provide stability and skills for self-sufficiency.

Full-time; 10:30 am - 7:00 pm three shifts per week every other weekend; 32 hours per week.

Salary: $8.75 per hour

Education Requirements:
High school diploma or GED, 2 or more years of relevant experience preferred.

Experience:
Previous experience in food service skills are essential.

Working Conditions:
Works throughout all buildings owned, leased or rented.
Moves intermittently during working hours.

Is subject to frequent interruptions and may need to reschedule routine activities.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.
Communicates with food service personnel and other department personnel.
Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holiday when necessary, as well as in other positions as needed.
Is subject to callback during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
May be required to work on shifts other than the one for which hired.
Attends and participates in continuing educational programs.
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants, and other air contaminants.
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Specific Requirements:
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of food service areas.
Must be willing to work harmoniously with other personnel as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
Must have the ability to minimize waste of supplies, misuse of equipment, etc.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Physical and Sensory Requirements
(With or Without the Use of Mechanical Devices:
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
Must be able to speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately.
Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents/personnel.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a medical and physical examination.
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 40 pounds to a minimum height of three feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of twenty feet.
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.

The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in the preparation and service of food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, with our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Director of Food Services / designee, to assure that quality food service is provided at all times.

Additional Information/Benefits
The Home offers a family friendly atmosphere with outstanding benefits that include an option for FREE health insurance (single coverage for employee only). Other benefits include health insurance, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan and up to 25-30 paid days off per year.

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