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Mental Health Food Service Staff

Company: Comhar Inc.
Location: Walnutport
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description:***Effective October 15, 2021, all employees/contractors/interns/volunteers are required to provide our office with proof of COVID vaccination.***Do you want to make a positive impact in the life of others while working in a fun and active environment? Join our team today! Mental Health Food Service Staff Compensation: $15.60/HRMental Health Food Service Staff Job DescriptionThe Food Service Technician/Trainer reports to the Long-Term Structured Residences (LTSR) Program Director and/or LTSR Program Director Assistant. The Mental Health Food Service Staff will be responsible for overseeing planning, ordering, and cooking meals for clients within the LTSR Program. The Mental Health Food Service Staff works from a recovery framework within the team providing assistance in building cooking skills, nutritional meal plan education, cultural competence, and trauma informed care to help individuals obtain their recovery goals. Preparation of residents' meals, ensuring that each resident is served a balanced and nutritional diet. Partnering with nursing staff and individuals to ensure that nutritious meals are prepared and planned, and those individual dietary guidelines are considered and followed. Maintaining proper documentation of special diets. We are currently seeking a Mental Health Food Service Staff at our Long Term Structured Residence (LTSR), located in Walnutport, PA.Mental Health Food Service Staff Job Responsibilities:The Mental Health Food Service Staff works from a recovery framework within the team providing assistance in building cooking skills, nutritional meal plan education, cultural competence and trauma informed care to help individuals obtain their recovery goals.Preparation of residents' meals, ensuring that each resident is served a balanced and nutritional diet. Partnering with nursing staff and individuals to ensure that nutritious meals are prepared and planned and those individual dietary guidelines are considered and followed. Maintaining proper documentation of special diets.Preparation of weekly menus at least one week in advance for review by Nurse Manager. Posting of menu within the LTSR. Maintenance of menu file.Training individuals in: nutrition; menu planning; food preparation; appropriate storage of food and supplies; safety standards throughout all food preparation and storage areas; food shopping; inventory of food and supplies and orders food and supplies in sufficient quantities for weekly meals, etc. Such training will occur in both group and individual settings. Such skills will be necessary as individuals move on to less restrictive settings.Maintenance of a clean and safe kitchen, kitchen appliances, and storage areas. Wet mopping kitchen floor at the end of each shift worked.Ordering and shopping of food supplies in partnership with individuals. Dating all incoming food supplies, maintenance of food inventories.Ensuring that all food purchasing is in compliance with budgetary provisions. Providing Director and Nurse a list of all goods intended for purchase for approval.Partnering with individuals to serve meals, set tables, dismantle tables, and clean up after meals.Preparing tray service for residents who are unable to be served in the dining room for any reason.Ensuring that all kitchen knives and other potentially dangerous appliances are secured at all times when not in use.Full-Time Employees are eligible for generous benefit options including but not limited to:Health, Vision and Dental InsuranceLife InsuranceRetirement Savings Plan (403B)Paid Time Off (Holiday, sick, PTO, vacation)Tuition ReimbursementPet InsuranceRequirements: Mental Health Food Service Staff Job Requirement:High School Diploma or the equivalent of a high school diploma required and six (6) months of related experience in mental health services.Active Safe Serve CertificateValid PA State Criminal, FBI (based on residency outside of PA), Child Abuse clearances.CPR w/AED & First Aid certification.Valid driver's license required. (Must be able to move about COMHAR service areas throughout the day to provide appropriate oversight and coordination and meet job duties as needed and required.)Physical examination including Hep B screening & TB test.We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace. COMHAR, Inc. is a not-for-profit community based health and human service organization founded in 1975. We do not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, past or present receipt of disability-related services or supports, marital status, veteran status, or any other class of persons protected by federal, state or local law.Compensation details: 15.6-15.6 Hourly WagePI3ec726c069fb-25660-32323853

Keywords: Comhar Inc., Allentown , Mental Health Food Service Staff, Hospitality & Tourism , Walnutport, Pennsylvania

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