Shannex based in Halifax, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Cook. Shannex emerges as a prominent provider of eldercare and support solutions. The organization offers a range of services spanning retirement living, assisted living, and long-term care. The organization exemplifies quality, ensuring residents receive empathetic support and a fulfilling lifestyle as they age. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Shannex 
Position: Cook
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: Salary is not mentioned, $15.00-$20.00 hourly estimated salary
Employment Type: Casual
Job Category: Food Services
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Work Location: Caritas
Schedule: Rotational
Requisition ID/Job ID: J0324-0858


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have a Culinary Arts Diploma and a valid Red Seal Certificate
Experience: Candidates should have experience in large quantity food preparation

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess a valid Food Handler’s certificate
  • The candidates should be able to read and follow detailed recipes/instructions as required
  • The candidates should be able to provide a clear criminal record check
  • The candidates should have a passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services, and care


  • The candidates should be able to plan and prepare meals according to established standards, procedures, recipes, and menus, including preparing special meals to meet appropriate therapeutic menu modifications according to established guidelines
  • The candidates should be able to assist with the preparation of food for special functions (e.g., catering, theme dinners) to ensure service meets established standards
  • The candidates should be able to report any recipe shortages, discrepancies, or quality issues to the Executive Chef or supervisor in a timely manner
  • The candidates should be able to clean and sanitize the cooking station daily; maintain cleanliness of kitchen equipment such as ovens, kettles, mixers, or others according to legislative and organizational standards
  • The candidates should be able to follow disposal procedures according to established waste management guidelines for organics, paper, plastics, cans/bottles, non-recyclable material, etc.


  • The candidate will have access to free onsite parking
  • The candidate will have access to thousands of vendors offering perks and discounts through our Work Perks program
  • The candidate will have access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • The candidate will have opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • The candidate will receive Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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