Dietary Aide

Reporting to the Food Services Manager, the Dietary Aide is responsible for meal and nourishment service, simple food preparation, cleanliness and sanitation of kitchen and dining areas.

Posting Date

Closing Date

What you’ll bring

  • Successful completion of or current enrollment in a certified Food Service Worker, Nutrition and Food Service Management, Culinary Management, or Culinary Skills program (with a commitment to complete the program within 24 months)
  • Previous food service experience in a long-term care setting will be considered an asset
  • A genuine concern for seniors and an understanding of the aging process
  • Must provide a clear criminal reference check including the vulnerable sector screening
  • Flexibility in scheduling as you must be available for day, evening, and night shifts, two out of three weekends and statutory holidays as required
  • Must provide an up-to-date TB Two-Step Tuberculin Skin testing result (Mantoux Test)
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively; both oral and written
  • Self-motivated with the ability to function independently and as part of a team

What you’ll do

  • Accurately portion and serve food and beverages to residents in accordance with their dietary plans of care
  • Prepare nourishments, supplements and consistency modifications following established procedures
  • Set dining room tables and trays accurately and neatly
  • Wash dishes, pots, and pans following established procedures
  • Provide information to assist in the development of Residents’ Dietary Care Plans
  • Receive and store supplies in addition to rotating inventory according to established procedures
  • Assemble and operate dietary equipment such as a meal slicer, dish washer etc.
  • Maintain cleanliness and overall sanitation of kitchen, serveries, dining rooms, and food service equipment
  • Stock refrigerators, freezers, serveries, and pantry shelves stocked informing the cook or manager when items are depleted
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
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