Part Time (Temporary) Assistant Food Service Manager - Idlewyld Manor

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Contract

This is a Part Time position (Approximately 22.5 hours per week)
Estimated start date ASAP
Duration Approximately One Year

Idlewyld Manor, Thrive Group is currently recruiting a Temporary Part Time Assistant Food Service Manager.
Idlewyld Manor is an accredited, not-for-profit, charitable long-term care facility situated on Hamilton’s west mountain.  Their mission is to enrich the lives of Idlewyld residents by providing excellence in health and personal care in a safe home-like environment.  Idlewyld is home to 192 residents, on a picturesque 13-acre corner lot, dotted with trees and gardens. Idlewyld is steep in a rich history of community service, and celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary (150 years) in 1996. Idlewyld believes in the uniqueness, value, and dignity of each individual; values the contributions of staff and volunteers and believes in ongoing education and development; and supports the residents’ rights to independence.  Idlewyld strives to be the Community's first choice in Long Term Care. If this sounds like an organization you are interested in being a part of, we’d like to hear from you. This is a full-time permanent position that offers a competitive wage, on-going professional development and a rewarding work environment. 


Reporting to the Food Service Manager (FSM), the Assistant Food Service Manager is responsible for assisting the FSM with the daily activities of the dietary department.


  • Graduate of an accredited Food Service Supervisory program or equivalent
  • Member in good standing of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)
  • Current Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Recent work experience in a supervisory position in a long term care setting is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills, flexibility and able to meet deadlines


  • Assist the Registered Dietitian with clinical nutrition activities (RAI/MDS and PCC assessments)
  • Complete departmental audits, post and monitor cleaning schedules
  • Monitor employee performance ensuring compliance with policies/procedures and MOHLTC Standards for Food Services
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate resident information in Synergy and for use during meal service
  • Daily communication with staff, daily inspection of all areas, dining room visits and meal rounds
  • Attend food committee meetings

Idlewyld Manor welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. You can apply directly on this posting, or fax 905-383-0796 - Attention: Regarding Part-time (Temp) Assistant Food Service Manager Position Idlewyld Manor. If you require accommodation in the completion of this application please contact the Thrive Group HR Department at 289-309-8477 ext 568.

Thank you!