Dietary Aide / Food Services Assistant (St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke)

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Part-time

St. Peter’s Residence at Chedoke is a not for profit 210 bed long-term care residence that features high quality living in a home like environment. "Privacy, dignity and caring" is the philosophy we live by. If you are an individual who values Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Versatility and Excellence then we would like to hear from you.

We are currently seeking Dietary Aides / Food Service Assistants (Part Time, Evenings) to join our team. If you are interested in joining a team of highly skilled health care professionals who are committed to making a difference then we need to hear from you.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with other team members; deals tactfully and courteously with residents, residents’ families, visitors and all health team members.
  • Promotes a positive team spirit within the department and residence.
  • Able to enjoy working with the elderly.
  • Prepares documentation as required according to residence policy.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures, safety rules and safe work practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the department. Comply with health and safety legislation and departmental safe job procedures.
  • Prepare and serve meals. This includes the re-therming of the cook-chillentrées, texture modifications, thickening, preparation and service of beverages, breakfast items, vegetables, nourishment items, salads, desserts and assigned catering .
  • Serve meals and beverages to promote a fine dining/nourishment break experience, serve one course at a time, follow residents’ diets, texture modifications and food preferences, using proper portion sizes according to the therapeutic extensions and nourishment rotation.
  • Receive and store incoming food and supplies. Monitoring quality of food supplies received and advise supervisor of problems.
  • Report food, supply and equipment needs to Supervisor. Make recommendations about corrective action.
  • Set, clean and sanitize dining tables.
  • Wash dishes, utensils, bowls, pots, etc. check temperatures, chemicals.

Requirements:

  • Must possess Food Service Worker (FSW) Certificate, or be enrolled in an FSW program
  • Required to hold a valid Food Handler Certificate
  • Availability for 4 shifts in a 2 week period, including every other weekend

Please submit your resume and cover letter, quoting “Dietary Aide / Food Services Assistant”, in confidence, using the Apply Now feature below, or submit by fax at 905-383-7112.

Thrive Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation in the completion of this application please contact the HR Department at 289-309-8477 or by email at hr@thrivegroup.ca.