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Community Opportunity Center Cook/Direct Care Professional in Livonia, Michigan

General Statement of Responsibilities:Assist persons with their daily living skills and in the implementation of planned programs for each individual. Participate in the preparation and supervision of daily meals. Provide supervision to ensure that individuals are safe; adhere to the policies and guidelines set forth by the Community Opportunity Center, Non-Profit Housing Corporation (COC, NPHC) Board of Directors and the public acts, rules and regulations under which the program operates.Cook - Direct Care Professional will promote an unconditional ldquo;culture of gentlenessrdquo; by using positive support and approaches and always treating with dignity and respect. She/he will adhere to COC policies and procedures, public acts, rules and regulations under which homes associated with COC operate, including directives and standards set forth by the Detroit Wayne Mental Authority (DWMHA).Core Relationships: Report to Home AdministratorSpecific Duties: (Include but are not limited to the following)olliCook a minimum of one complete meal per day in accordance with the planned menu with adherence of residentrsquo;s dietary needs. The meals are to be well balanced, well prepared, nutritious, pleasing to the eye and palate. Encourage assistance from residents when possible./liliPrepare, assist or supervise individuals in the preparation of meals in accordance with menus and acceptable nutritional standards./liliShop for groceries according to planned menus, support dietary requirements, keep within the homersquo;s food budget. Purchase supplies, materials and goods needed for the home./liliProperly store and label food as per the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) licensing regulations./liliMaintain kitchen, garage area and freezers, clean refrigerators, clean stoves and ovens, mop floor daily and other areas of the homes as requested./liliSupervise or assist persons in meal cleanup, overall cleanliness and maintenance of their home./liliEncourage wellness activities and document accordingly./liliAssist in the implementation and documentation of individual planned programs for each person which will include completing requested data for DWIHN and supports coordinating agency and individuals./liliAssist in instructing people in skill areas of:/li/ololliSelf-sufficiency Employment/liliNutrition Community resources/liliPhysical health care Emotional maturity/liliSocial developmentnbsp