The Opportunity

Hammonds Plains, NS
Relief / Casual


  • Must be currently enrolled in/have completed a recognized Food Service Workers Program
  • Must be currently enrolled in/have completed a Cook or Cook Helper training program or have equivalent industry experience
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have acquired the Cook or Food Production Certification


  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with seniors
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience working in a food services position


  • Good observation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Contribute to interdisciplinary planning through observing, communicating, and recording
  • Decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Capable of working independently and within a team
  • Must demonstrate ethical behavior within the workplace
  • Maintain an excellent level of attendance
  • Must be able to speak and read English


  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to complete repetitive and potentially physically demanding tasks

Job type: Casual


  • Cooking: 1 year (preferred)


  • Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (preferred)

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A little bit about us

GEM Health Care Group

GEM Health Care Group is a Nova Scotian, family run business which has been enhancing the lives of seniors in the communities where they operate since 1979.
We continue to remain a leader in transforming how health care is delivered to seniors in Nova Scotia and we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment.
GEM currently operates various levels of seniors' care facilities throughout Nova Scotia, Ontario, and in Hollywood, Florida.