Behavioral Health Network
417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
|Salary Range:||Location:||SPRINGFIELD, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full / Part Time||Restaurant/Cooking/Food Service|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
|Use your culinary skills to serve individuals in the Western Massachusetts community on the road to recovery from addiction!|
Join our team of competent and caring professionals as a Cook at Behavioral Health Network in Springfield, MA! As a Cook, you will provide direct services which support growth, promote independence, and ensure the safety of consumers in all settings. Cooks adhere to kitchen compliance standards set forth by the Department of Public Health, prepare nutritious and healthy meals for clients, maintain a clean and sanitary environment in which to prepare food, and transport food to other sites as needed. Indirectly related to the individuals we serve, Cooks use appropriate means of conveying written client/program information needed by other staff to perform their duties in the best interests of the individuals, complete documentation in a timely, thorough, and accurate manner, and report program-specific safety and maintenance concerns in addition to other duties requested by the supervisor. As a Cook, you will get the opportunity to work independently, learn to manage a food budget, do menu planning, and learn to maintain a kitchen to DPH standards and regulations.
Cole’s Place is a 40-bed residential program located in Springfield, MA, for men in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Our program provides up to 6 months of post-ATS treatment and recovery support for men ages 18+ with a primary alcohol or drug addiction disorder. The diverse experienced team at Cole’s Place provides a variety of services including individual and group counseling, therapy and psycho-educational groups, individualized treatments plans, and medical and mental health referrals, among others. Our goal is to provide a safe and sober living environment to allow residents to work together in an atmosphere of recovery. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
|Cooks at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:|
• Commitment to client empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration.
• Familiarity with internet, word processing and email systems.
• Food preparation experience in a program (preferred).
• ServSafe certification (required).
• High school diploma or G.E.D. (preferred).
• Valid Driver’s License (required).
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhninc.org and click on “Work Here and Make a Difference” to apply!