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Temporary Call-In
Location: Forteau, NL

Reporting to the On site Manager, the primary purpose of this position is general duty cooking and baking work, performed in an institutional kitchen serving acute and long-term care clients as well as cafeteria service. Preparation, cooking, and distribution of regular and therapeutic diet foods are the main tasks involved.


" High school diploma or equivalency;
" Cooking certificate;
" Certificate in sanitation training would be an asset;
" Experience in therapeutic diet preparation would be an asset;
" Ability to work alone and under minimum supervision;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties (Included but not limited to):

" Prepares, cooks and serves various foods which include breakfast items, main meal entrees, vegetables, soups, gravies; desserts and may include wild meats, game and fresh fish for acute and long-term care clients;
" Prepares main course items and special menu items for cafeteria service;
" Prepares and cooks therapeutic diet foods as well as texture modified foods;
" Bakes items such as breads, buns, muffins, pastries, cakes and cookies;
" Maintains sanitary conditions in work areas;
" Responsible for receiving and storage of food and related supplies as required;
" Insures food amounts and ingredients are available for each cooking task;
" Operates and cleans a variety of standard cooking equipment;
" Responsible for keeping accurate records of temperatures, food preference lists and meal day statistics;
" Other duties as required.


" CG-25 of the NAPE HS salary scales $23.31 to $25.68 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

" 75 hours Bi-weekly. Variable shifts.

Labrador Grenfell Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Labrador-Grenfell Health is a smoke and scent free organization.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2021000479

Competition Number: 2021000479
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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