Relief Cook

Maine Veterans' Homes | ME, United States

Posted Date 4/20/2024

This position is full time, 40 hours per week, 10am to 6:30pm, and includes every weekend.

We are searching for an experienced Cook, who is flexible and adaptable, to cover where needed throughout the facility.

The Cook is responsible for safe food handling practices in accordance with sanitation/infection control and universal precaution procedures, preparation of lunch and dinner for the house, and assisting with the therapeutic nutritional needs of the residents.

Maine Veterans’ Homes is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to serving Maine’s veterans and families. Our vision is to be the Provider and Employer of Choice while recognizing our special role as a Veteran Advocate, and “Caring for Those Who Served.” All six of our facilities have been recognized by the American Health Care Association with awards for Achievement in Quality, placing them in the top five percent of nursing homes across the nation.

Our Augusta Home provides long term care, short term skilled nursing care, memory care, and assisted living residential care. We opened a new state-of-the-art facility in early 2022. MVH - Augusta is the first of its kind in Maine to deliver long-term care through the small house model. This model is organized around the idea of intentional community, offering residents a way to maximize normal living environments and routines, providing a sense of community and better quality of life.

We look forward to speaking with you and introducing you to the high quality care and teamwork that sets Maine Veterans’ Homes apart in long term care.


Maine Veterans’ Homes offers competitive wages and a customizable benefits package. Options include employer-contributed medical, dental and vision, company-paid life, short-term and long-term disability, supplemental insurance options including life and accident, dependent and medical flexible spending accounts, participation in the Maine Public Employee’s Retirement System, 403(b) plan with employer match, generous earned benefit time, continuing education opportunities and tuition reimbursement program, and robust wellness incentive program.

Maine Veterans’ Homes provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Experience and Skills

  • Must have at least 2-3 years of formal cooking experience
  • Current ServSafe Certification preferred

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