On-Call Facility Cook - 6th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA Req #30
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

HealthRIGHT 360 gives hope, builds health, and changes lives for people in need by providing comprehensive, integrated, compassionate care that includes primary medical care, mental health services, and substance use disorder treatment.

HealthRIGHT 360 offers residential treatment services designed to serve  individuals and families with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our program helps clients address addiction and related issues, increase skills, manage stressors, connect to supportive service, and build a foundation for lasting recovery.  Residential programs run 24/7 and Individual and group therapy, family therapy, individualized case management, treatment planning, drug and alcohol counseling, Medication support services, and crisis intervention.

Benefits and perks:

  • HR360 offers a robust benefits package, including PTO, 15 paid holidays, commuter benefits, retirement plans, and more!
  • Employees qualify for public loan forgiveness programs
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Work with mission driven, compassionate colleagues and make a difference every day in the work that you do.

Job Overview

The Facility Cook supervises and executes food preparation, ordering, and shopping, consistent with quality/budgetary objectives of the agency. Through oversight, planning and organizing, the facility Cook is responsible for ensuring all food services functions at the facility are executed. Additionally, the Cook ensures safety of food handling practices, proper sanitation, utilization of the FIFO method and more.

Key Responsibilities

 Food Service Responsibilities : Ensure meals are well balanced, nutritious and appealing. Reduce unnecessary costs whenever possible and utilizes donations and creativity on menus. Follow production menu. Orders food within budget and prepare food for residents and special events. Drive Food Services van to transport food, meals, and other supplies between facilities. Advise on possible improvements in efficiency, productivity, etc.

Food Storage and Safety Responsibilities: 
Manage food storage, proper refrigeration and inventory control. Maintain professional safety standards, cleanliness and sanitation in accordance with health and safety codes. Ensure servicing and repair of equipment. Notify supervisor of equipment needs.

Treatment Setting Responsibilities : Ensure that all kitchen client workers are familiar with agency and departmental policies, procedures, practices safe food handling and holds clients accountable. Train and evaluate clients assigned to kitchen. Maintain team spirit and morale within kitchen. Work as a team with Food Services and performs functions that further Department and Agency needs.

And, other duties as assigned.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Food handling and preparation certification or experience as chef/head cook

Experience with: 
Industrial kitchen tools and equipment &cooking methods techniques

Knowledge of : 
• safety and hygiene standards and regulations
• nutrition and special dietary requirements
• volume preparation, portion control and food preservation
• Inventory Control System

Skills and abilities: 
-Temperament to work with and train emotionally disturbed clients
-Knowledge of approaches to recovery such as 12 step, social, or medical models
-Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
-Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
-Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
-Experience with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
-Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
-Action oriented. Strong problem-solving skills
-Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities.
-Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
-Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
-Supervisory skills
-Understanding of and ability to demonstrate professional boundaries with clients

Certifications and licenses: 
• Valid California driver’s license insurable by HealthRIGHT 360 (formerly HAFC-Walden House)
• First Aid Certified within 30 days of employment
• CPR Certified within 30 days of employment
 • Must not be on active parole or probation



We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

In compliance with the California Department of Public Health's mandate, all employees must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Medical and religious exemptions are available.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $24.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $26.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA