The DIETARY AIDE will support the Food & Nutrition Services department while working in either a long-term care or retirement setting.
The Dietary Aide is responsible for the overall care and satisfaction of each Resident and Guest during meal-times. This includes;
preparing & portioning meals for resident dining-rooms, assisting Residents during meal-times, serving meals following therapeutic-diet orders and transporting dishes to / from the kitchen before and after meal times.
You will provide friendly, courteous and attentive service, and promote each Residents' independence by involving Residents in simple food-service tasks and decisions at meal-times.
Our ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications :
Completed or enrolled in an approved Food Service Worker program required
Grade 12 diploma required
Previous food service experience in long-term care or retirement preferred
Proficient in food preparation and serving techniques
Proven safe food handling practices
Motivated to provide high quality work & work in an efficient manner
Excellent customer service skills & communication
Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job including;
Standing for prolonged periods of time
Push, pull, lift & carry up to 20lbs or 9kg (max)
Ability to accept & follow directions and follow company policies and procedures
Able to build & maintain good working relationships with residents & coworkers